Senate Bill Threatens Grave Cuts to Fulbright-Hays

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY17 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill by a vote of 29-1 on June 9, 2016. The bill includes a $4.89 million cut to Fulbright-Hays that would result in no new grant competitions in the next year. The reduction in funding represents a 69% cut compared to FY16 as enacted. The bill includes flat funding for Title VI. Learn more and see an action alert here.

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