H.R. 4639 would index the Pell Grants to keep up with inflation.
The Achieving Independence through Degrees (AID) Act would: • Increase the maximum annual Pell grant amount to $10,230 (from $6,195); • Increase the total number of semesters of Pell grant eligibility to 15 (from 12); • Extend Pell grant eligibility to certain short-term programs such as job training programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity […]
The People CARE Act would establish a People-Centered Assistance Reform Effort Commission with the goal to restructure means-tested programs in a way that would transition program recipients off of their benefits. This vast piece of legislation would impact “any federal program that is designed to specifically provide assistance or benefits exclusively to low income Americans.” […]