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House Subcommittee Approves Funding Bill With Billions in New Student Aid

May 01, 2019

Federal student aid programs would receive a $492 million funding increase in a bill approved Tuesday by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. 
The bill now goes to the full appropriations committee. The fiscal year 2020 funding bill, the first authored by House Democrats under the Trump administration, would increase the maximum Pell Grant by $150 to $6,345.

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