Endorsements & Comment Letters

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to the bipartisan and bicameral original sponsors of the Tax-Free Pell Grant Act, which simplifies federal student aid by better coordinating Pell Grants with other tax incentives for students pursuing higher education.

Joint Trade Association Letter

Joint Trade Association Letter to the Department of Education on its draft regulation implementing "waiver and compromise" authority to provide federal student loan borrowers with debt relief in certain circumstances.

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to Sen. Vance (R-OH) and Rep. Magaziner (D-RI) supporting Domenic and Ed's Law, which forgives Parent PLUS Loans when the student on whose behalf the parent incurred the loans becomes disabled.

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to Rep. Sessions (R-TX) applauding the introduction of H.R. 8243, the State-Based Education Loan Awareness Act, which makes college more affordable for students by exempting nonprofit student loan programs from onerous preferred lender list requirements.

Joint Trade Association Letter

EFC Comment Letter to Sens. Baldwin (D-WI) and Moore Capito (R-WV) urging them to include a one-year extension of Account Maintenance Fees paid to state and nonprofit guaranty agencies in FY 2025 Appropriations legislation.

Joint Trade Association Letter

EFC Comment Letter to Reps. Aderholt (R-AL) and DeLauro (D-CT) urging them to include a one-year extension of Account Maintenance Fees paid to state and nonprofit guaranty agencies in FY 2025 Appropriations legislation.

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to Sens. Grassley (R-IA), Smith (D-MN), and Ernst (R-IA), and Reps. Foxx (R-NC), Kim (R-CA), Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Gottheimer (D-NJ), and McClain (R-MI) supporting two bills: the Understanding the True Cost of College Act and the College Cost Transparency and Student Protection Act. EFC urges the elected officials to work together to develop compromise legislation that reforms financial aid offers to make the college shopping process more transparent for students and their families.

Comment Letter

EFC Comment Letter to Sens. Sanders (I-VT) and Cassidy (R-LA) and Reps. Foxx (R-NC) and Scott (D-VA) urging them to come together and work with their colleagues to pass a bipartisan and bicameral Higher Education Act reauthorization bill this Congress.

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to Reps. Grothman (R-WI), Tenney (R-NY), LaMalfa (R-CA), Tiffany (R-WI), and Owens (R-UT) expressing support for the Responsible Borrowing Act, which allows colleges and universities to prorate or limit the amount of federal student loan debt an enrolled student may borrow based on certain factors like academic program and enrollment status, among others.

Endorsement Letter

EFC Endorsement Letter to Sens. Klobuchar (D-MN), Braun (R-IN), Duckworth (D-IL), Collins (R-ME), Feinstein (D-CA), Manchin (D-WV), Heinrich (D-NM), and Reps. Wittman (R-VA) and Spanberger (D-VA) expressing support for the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow's Workforce Act, which allows students to use 529 plans to cover costs associated with obtaining postsecondary education workforce certifications.

Joint Trade Association Letter

Joint Trade Association Letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on its Statement of Policy Regarding Prohibition on Abusive Acts or Practices.

Advocacy Letter

EFC Advocacy Letter to President Biden and congressional leaders recommending the executive and legislative branches implement certain policies to assist federal student loan borrowers with the transition back into repayment.