September 2021 Government & Community Relations Update

University leaders urge Wyden and Merkley to increase the Pell Grant

September 28, 2021
On September 22, the Oregon Council of Presidents sent a letter signed by all seven Oregon university presidents to U.S.

US House takes up $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package

September 14, 2021
Last week the US House committee chairs released and began mark-up on a series of reconciliation bills that are intended to provide $3.5 trillion in new investments. The reconciliation bills are based on elements of President Joe Biden’s American Families and Jobs Plans.According to the budget resolution passed by Congress, House committees are instructed to finish their work by September 15.