Legislative and Funding Priorities—115th Congress Legislative Priorities

For the nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities

Gavin Clarkson addresses AIHEC members on Indian Affairs' priorities for TCUs

Dr. Gavin Clarkson, deputy assistant secretary-policy and economic development, addresses AIHEC members on Indian Affairs' priorities for TCUs.

Key Priorities and Requests:

  1. FY2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  2. FY2019 Commerce and Justice: Energy and Water Development Appropriations Requests
  3. FY2019 Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  4. FY2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests

Reauthorizations:

  1. Higher Education Act (HEA)
  2. Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act
  3. Farm Bill/Agriculture Act

Letters to Congress:

  1. AIHEC Letter to Farm Bill Conferees (August 6, 2018)
  2. AIHEC Letter to Senate Agriculture Committee (June 11, 2018)
  3. AIHEC CROPS Statement of Support (May 9, 2018)
  4. FY19 Bipartian Support Letter to Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee (April 23, 2018)
  5. AIHEC HEA Comments to Senate HELP Committee (February 23, 2018)
  6. ALLIANCE HEA Comments to Senate HELP Committee (February 23, 2018)
  7. PSLF Coalition Comments to Senate HELP Committee (February 23, 2018)
  8. ACE PROSPER Act Letter (February, 15, 2018)

Other Relevant Legislation:

  1. Cultivating Resources, Opportunity, Prosperity, and Sustainability for Indian Country (CROPS Act)
    1. S. 2804
  2. Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (PROPSPER Act)
    1. HR 4508

News Releases:

  1. Senator Hoeven Farm Bill Amendments include TCU Provisions (June 13, 2018)