(Diverse Education) – Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Doug Jones (D-AL) on Thursday pressed for $1.5 billion in emergency funding to help historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
(Alabama Political Reporter) –– President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law the FUTURE Act, which restores millions in federal funding to historically black Universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).
U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala, applauded the Senate for passing his bipartisan legislation on Dec. 10 to refund the minority-serving schools.
(Alabama Political Reporter) –– Monday, U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D-Alabama) and Jon Tester (D-Montana) are leading a group of 36 of their colleagues in a new push to pass funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).
(Alabama Political Reporter) –– U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, on Tuesday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring up for a vote the FUTURE Act, which protects federal funding for historically black colleges and universities.
Jones’s call for a vote came after the act’s unanimous passage in the House Tuesday evening. Jones and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, introduced the bill in May, which would renew $225 million in annual funding for minority-serving institutions. Without the act’s passage that funding will expire at the end of September.