Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues.

Letter to Senate on FY 2014 Appropriations Priorities (7/9/13)

AAUW is concerned that FY2014 appropriations have the potential to weaken critical programs that benefit millions of Americans. AAUW supports the Senate-passed budget allocations which would end the sequester and […] Read more »

  |     |   July 09, 2013

Letter to Senate on Immigration Reform

AAUW urged the Senate to support the Border Security Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744). AAUW believes the Senate must act now to fix a broken immigration system […] Read more »

  |     |   June 27, 2013

Comments, Letters & Testimony

Education Letters to Congress regarding the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 2013–2014 (113th Congress) Letters & Testimony Testimony of Dr. Catherine Hill for House “Training the Trainers” hearing (11/15/13) Testimony […] Read more »

  |     |   June 10, 2013

Letter to Senate on Student Loan Interest Rates

AAUW urged the Senate to vote against the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act (S. 1003) and to vote for the Student Loan Affordability Act (S. 953). AAUW supports preventing the […] Read more »

  |     |   June 06, 2013

Comments on the Civil Rights of Service Members and Veterans

AAUW submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for its May 2013 briefing on the civil rights of service members and veterans. AAUW believes that several policies of […] Read more »

  |     |   May 31, 2013

Comments to USCCR on Veterans and Service Member Civil Rights

AAUW believes that several policies of the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) should be revised to reflect the reality of an increasingly diverse military. AAUW recommends: moving […] Read more »

  |     |   May 31, 2013

Comments on Proposed Federal Grant Reform

AAUW submitted comments on the proposed reform of federal policies relating to federal grants and awards. AAUW is committed to greater availability of and access to benefits and policies that […] Read more »

  |     |   May 02, 2013

Comments on Minimum Essential Coverage

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Miscellaneous Minimum Essential Coverage Provisions proposed rule. When the Affordable Care […] Read more »

Comments to CFPB on Financial Instruments

AAUW submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about “how current and future partnerships or other arrangements between institutions of higher education and financial institutions can be structured to […] Read more »

Comments on Women Veterans Health Needs

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding its information collection on healthcare barriers encountered by women veterans. AAUW strongly supports “freedom from violence and fear of violence […] Read more »