Testimony

NASFAA is a key player on Capitol Hill and has been called upon to submit testimony on financial aid issues.  Below is a sample of NASFAA's work in this area.

NASFAA Testimony on Strengthening the Pell Grant Program 

December 3, 2013 - Testimony of Justin S. Draeger, NASFAA President, presented to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce. Watch archived footage of Draeger's Dec. 3 testimony >> 

NASFAA Testimony on Strengthening Loan Programs
March 13, 2013 - Testimony of Justin S. Draeger, NASFAA President, presented to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce.

NASFAA Signs Testimony to Support Extending Higher Education Tax Benefits
May 10, 2012 - NASFAA joined the higher education community in signing written testimony to Congress to express support for extending higher education tax benefits, including the American Opportunity Tax Credit, set to expire at the end of the year.

NASFAA Submits Testimony in Support of DREAM Act at Senate Hearing
June 28, 2011 - "Congress must pass the DREAM Act for deserving students who have already been in the American educational system for years and have already demonstrated their ability and worth," NASFAA President Justin Draeger states in the submitted testimony. "NASFAA urges Congress to look to the future as well as to our past, and welcome DREAM Act-eligible immigrants to full legal status."