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This page includes correspondence from Vanderbilt and associations to which Vanderbilt belongs. 

2019 Correspondence

  • Letter from more than 600 colleges and universities urging Congress to act now to pass bipartisan legislation providing permanent protection for DACA recipients. (September 16, 2019)
  • Letter from the Energy Sciences Coalition to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in support of reauthorizing ARPA-E. (August 1, 2019)
  • Letter from the Office of Federal Relations to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) outlining the university's programmatic priorities for FY 20. (March 18, 2019)
  • Letter from the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research to the House and Senate Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees, recommending at least $41.6 billion for the National Institutes of Health for FY 20. (March 18, 2019
  • Letter from the Student Aid Alliance to the House and Senate Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees, thanking the members for their support of student aid programs in FY 19, asking that the statutory budget caps for FY 20, 21 be increased, and that student aid funding remains a priority in preparing the appropriations bill for FY 20. (March 18, 2019)
  • Letter from the Coalition for National Science Funding to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations recommending the budget caps be raised and $9 billion appropriated in FY 20 for the National Science Foundation.  (March 14, 2019)
  • Letter from Friends of IES, a coalition of organizations committed to supporting the essential role of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), to the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies, requesting $670 million for IES in FY 20.  (March 14, 2019)
  • Statement from the Energy Sciences Coalition thanking Congress for its strong support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science in FY 19, urging that the non-defense discretionary budget caps be lifted, and supporting $7 billion for the DOE Office of Science in FY 20. (March 11, 2019)
  • Letter to House and Senate Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittees thanking members for significant funding in FY 18 & 19, and supporting $400 million for the Department of Energy's ARPA-E in FY 20. (March 13, 2019) 

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