Budget

Omnibus spending package boosts student aid while restricting DeVos priorities

Budget bill would increase size of maximum Pell Grant by $175, add $3 billion to NIH and preserve humanities endowment.

House bill would shield indirect research costs, increase NIH and college prep programs

In draft bill, House Republicans reject administration plan to slash research reimbursements, propose increased spending on NIH and college prep programs, and sustain AmeriCorps. Panel would take $3.3 billion from Pell surplus.

White House budget includes tens of billions in cuts to student aid and research

White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

Reported details of Trump budget include big cuts to financial aid

Details leaked about forthcoming budget include large cuts to college aid programs and end Public Service Loan Forgiveness and subsidized loan programs. Other leaks point to new proposals to cut science.

Omnibus budget deal maintains programs hit with drastic cuts in Trump budget

In restoring year-round Pell Grants and boosting research and other programs targeted for major cuts in White House's 2018 blueprint, 2017 budget deal suggests Congress's disinclination to embrace Trump approach.

Senate panel backs year-round Pell Grants and boost in NIH funding

Bill approved by Senate appropriations subcommittee would reinstate full-year grants for low-income students and provide $2 billion more in funding for the National Institutes of Health.

2017 budget a would-be bonanza for higher ed -- but nonstarter in Congress

Obama administration's last budget blueprint has something for everyone -- low-income students, cancer researchers, community colleges, minority-serving institutions. But it's a nonstarter in Congress.

Budget deal provides additional funds for education, research programs

Congress passes a 2016 spending and tax bill that blows away caps on discretionary spending to fund more student aid and health research.

Report shows public higher education's reliance on tuition

After the recession, tuition dollars make up a greater share of public higher education revenues than ever before, and make up a majority in half the states.

Budget proposal includes increase in research funding

President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.

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