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 »

Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which grants students federally funded vouchers to attend private schools. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

AAUW Letter to President Obama on FY14 Budget

AAUW is concerned that the demands to ruthlessly slash federal spending and deficits could weaken critical programs that benefit millions of Americans and our nation’s bottom line. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 21, 2013

Comments to HHS on Medicaid Coverage

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed health insurance exchange and Medicaid regulations. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 21, 2013

USDOE Athletics Commission Testimony: Mitzi Witchger

As part of the Title IX Compliance: Know the Score program, individuals can read the US Department of Education Commission testimony of AAUW Member Mitzi Witchger.  Witchger gave testimony the […] Read more »

  |   February 18, 2013

Paycheck Fairness Act Letters

AAUW has written several letters to Congress in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act. The PFA takes meaningful steps to create incentives for employers to follow the law, empower women […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act Letters

AAUW wrote to Congress in support of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. AAUW strongly supports the bill’s provisions to move all federal loans to the Direct Lending program […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Letters

AAUW has written several letters to Congress regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Pay Gap Testimony on Capitol Hill (April 2007)

Testimony of Catherine Hill, Ph.D. Director of Research at the American Association of University Women before the United States House Committee on Education and Labor, Hearing on “Strengthening the Middle Class: Ensuring Equal Pay for Women” April 24, 2007. Read more »

  |     |   February 06, 2013

Comments to HHS on Essential Health Benefits

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Health and Human Services’ regulations on Essential Health Benefits that must be covered by insurance. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

Comments on Sexual Assault in the Military Briefing

AAUW submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ briefing on sexual assault in the military. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013