Statements

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

Letter to Senate on FY 2014 Appropriations Priorities

AAUW is concerned that FY2014 appropriations have the potential to weaken critical programs that benefit millions of Americans. 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). Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 27, 2013

Comments, Letters & Testimony

Education 2013–2014 (113th Congress) Letters & Testimony Testimony of Dr. Catherine Hill for House “Training the Trainers” hearing (11/15/13) Letters to Congress regarding the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (2/17/2013) […] 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). 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. 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. 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. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 02, 2013

Comments on Contraceptive Coverage Requirements

AAUW submitted comments regarding the requirement that insurance plans cover contraceptives without co-pay or cost-sharing. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 08, 2013

Comments to CFPB on Private Loans

AAUW submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding private student loans. 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. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 25, 2013