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

2019 Correspondence

  • 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 & 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 & Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees, thanking the members for their support of student aid programs in FY 19 and asking that the statutory budget caps for FY 20, 21 be increased, and that student aid funding would remain 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 raising the budget caps and appropriating $9 billion for FY 20 for the National Science Foundation as well as raising the budget caps.  (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 & Related Agencies, requesting $670 million for IES in FY 2020 Labor, HHS, Education & Related Agencies appropriations bill . (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, and urges lifting the non-defense discretionary budget caps and appropriating $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 support funding the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency at least at $400 million in FY 20. (March 13, 2019) 

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