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Donna Stelling-Gurnett, President and CEO of the Association of Proprietary Colleges (APC), presented testimony on Thursday, 2/4 at the New York State Legislature’s Joint Budget Hearing on Higher Education. In her testimony on behalf of APC, Donna spoke about APC’s legislative priorities including:
  • Increase the minimum TAP award from $500 to $1,000 and/or the maximum TAP award from $5,165 to $6,000 annually.
  • Increase the maximum net taxable income (NTI) threshold to receive a TAP award from $80,000 to $110,000 annually.
  • Reinstate Graduate TAP.
  • Restore Maximum TAP Awards for Two-Year Degree Programs.
For the full video of the hearing and testimony please use the following link, Donna’s testimony begins at 7:21:23.