OTC Inside the Beltway: Cardona Faces More FAFSA Questions on the Hill

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin, Karen, and Rachel are joined by Jon Fansmith, the American Council on Education's senior vice president of government relations and national engagement, to recap a lengthy House hearing where Education Secretary Miguel Cardona sparred with Republicans over the department’s budget request and the secretary’s record. The team then recapped some exchanges centered on the 2024-25 FASFA and highlighted noteworthy student aid policies that came up during the hearing, which lasted over four hours. The conversation then turned to more updates on the ongoing FAFSA rollout and electronic announcements that could be delivered in the coming days. 


Justin Draeger Karen McCarthy Hugh Ferguson Rachel Gentry Jonathan Fansmith

Justin Draeger
President and CEO, NASFAA


Karen McCarthy
Vice President, NASFAA


Hugh Ferguson
Senior Reporter / Podcast Producer
Rachel Rotunda
Director of Government Relations, NASFAA
Jonathan Fansmith
Senior Vice President, ACE


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Publication Date: 5/10/2024

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