As 2017 draws to a close, DC has been abuzz with activity. Each of these developments impacts Northeastern significantly and will dictate much of our Government Relations agenda in 2018.
Although we applaud the Senate for maintaining important tax benefits that help make college more accessible and affordable for our students and alumni, Northeastern University is opposed to the Senate’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In its current form, the Senate tax bill would negatively impact our ability to fulfill our educational and research missions.
Here in the Government Relations office at Northeastern, we continue to engage with our elected officials and leverage our strong relationships in D.C. so that they do everything possible to ensure the final tax bill protects the interests of the Northeastern community.
As an institution, Northeastern welcomes efforts to reform the tax code in order to lessen the burdens on students and working families. As currently drafted, however, the House tax reform proposal would not achieve those goals. Read on to see Northeastern’s statement.
In the wake of President Trump's decision regarding DACA, we shared President Aoun's message about the university's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion with our Congressional delegation and urged them to continue their support for our students and values.
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