Stay Up To Date With The D.C. Docket!


With so much going on, NASFAA is here to help you stay up to date! Each Monday, The D.C. Docket will highlight top policy events occurring throughout the week in Washington, D.C. and, when applicable, elsewhere in the country. Make sure to check back in to Today's News each morning for coverage of some of the events, and email us at if you're aware of upcoming policy events that could be of interest to the financial aid community.


The House and Senate are in session the week of June 22.


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  •  An Agenda For Higher Education Reform: A Keynote Address By Sen. Lamar Alexander 
  • 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM ET; AEI, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20036

    During an AEI event, the keynote address on higher education will be delivered by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Following Sen. Alexander's remarks, an expert panel will discuss the opportunities for and obstacles to change.

  • Bridging State and Federal Aid Policies to Make College More Affordable 
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET; 122 Cannon House Building, 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

    TG hosts a policy briefing to discuss how federal and state policy alignment (or lack of alignment) can affect college affordability. Speakers will include NASFAA President Justin Draeger, Sarah Pingel with the Education Commission of the States (ECS), and Jeff Webster, assistant vice president of Research and Analytical Services at TG. RSVP: Seating is limited for this event, register by sending an email message to


  • A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET; The American Council on Education, One Dupont Circle NW, Kellogg Room (8th floor), Washington, DC 20036

    The Lumina Foundation's Zakiya Smith will present the findings of the group's report, "A Stronger Nation through Higher Education." RSVP by sending an email to

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