President’s Discretionary Budget Request a First Step Toward Improving College Affordability & Equity

April 9, 2021

Statement on Committee Passage of House College Affordability Act

October 31, 2019

Statement on Senate’s Proposed $1.3B Cut to Pell Grant Reserve

September 18, 2019

Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Slash Pell Funding

May 14, 2019

Mixed News for Pell in Senate FY19 Education Spending Bill

June 28, 2018

Statement on FY18 Omnibus Budget and Pell Grant Funding

March 21, 2018

Student Loans and Pell Grants in the Crosshairs of Budget Reconciliation

October 5, 2017

Senate Spending Bill Increases Pell Grants by $100, But Also Cuts Pell Funding by $2.6B

September 6, 2017

House FY18 Spending Bill Cuts Pell Grants by $3.3 Billion and Freezes Maximum Pell Grant

July 12, 2017

Bicameral Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act Would Help Lower Student Debt for Those Who Need it Most

May 16, 2017

Statement on Bipartisan FY17 Spending Agreement’s Mixed Message for Pell Grants

May 1, 2017

Statement on Trump Administration Proposals to Raid $5.2 Billion from Pell Grants in FY2017 and 2018

March 29, 2017

Statement on President's FY2018 Budget and House Education and Workforce Committee Plan

March 16, 2017

House FY17 Funding Bill Cuts Pell Grants by $1.3 Billion, Blocks Gainful Employment Rule

July 6, 2016

Statement on Bipartisan Senate Agreement to Cut $1.2 Billion from Pell Grant Program while Restoring Year-Round Grants

June 9, 2016

Statement on the Opportunity to Strengthen Pell Grants and the “Dangerous Precedent” in the Senate FY17 Appropriations Bill

June 7, 2016

Statement on New Pell Grant Program Costs from CBO

March 24, 2016

House FY17 Budget Plan Cuts Pell Grants

March 15, 2016

Statement on Administration's Pell Grant Proposal

January 19, 2016

Senate FY16 Funding Bill Blocks Gainful Employment, Cuts Student Aid

June 23, 2015

House FY16 Education Funding Bill Blocks Gainful Employment Rule, Cuts Student Aid

June 16, 2015

Senate and House FY16 Budget Plans Make College Less Affordable

March 19, 2015

House FY16 Budget Plan Reduces Access to College

March 17, 2015

President’s FY16 Budget Prioritizes College Affordability and Reduced Student Debt Burdens

February 3, 2015

House FY15 Budget Proposal Would Increase Student Debt

April 1, 2014

President’s FY15 Budget Fully Funds Pell Grants and Improves Income-Driven Repayment

March 4, 2014

President’s FY14 Budget Good for Current Students; Raises Rates for Future Students

April 10, 2013

Senate Budget Makes College Affordability a Priority; House Budget Slashes Pell Grants and Student Loans

March 19, 2013

House FY14 Budget Proposal Makes College Less Affordable

March 12, 2013

In Reversal, House Appropriations Bill Funds Pell Grants

July 18, 2012

Bipartisan Senate Agreement Preserves Low Student Loan Interest Rate

June 27, 2012

House Budget Proposal Cuts Pell Grants and Student Loans

March 26, 2012

President's FY13 Budget Makes College Affordability a Priority

February 13, 2012

President Obama Proposes Bold Steps to Ensure College Access and Success

January 27, 2012

House FY2012 Spending Bill Eliminates Pell Grants for More than 100,000 Students Next Year

December 15, 2011

Final Bipartisan Debt Deal Provides $17 Billion for Pell Grants

August 1, 2011

Congress Urged to Continue to Invest in Pell Grants in FY2012

April, 14, 2011

House Budget Committee FY 2012 Budget Plan Cuts Pell Grants by 62%

April 8, 2011

Can Students Count on Pell Grants to Help Pay for College? President's FY12 Budget Says "Yes" while House FY11 Cuts Say "No"

February 14, 2011

House Vote Puts Pell Grants in Peril

January 25, 2011