Dear Colleagues: This week, the House Appropriations Committee has been busy marking up the first 6 of 12 government funding bills for FY2023. The process is expected to be almost, if not completely, partisan. In the upper chamber, the Senate Appropriations has not reached an [...]
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Washington Update, June 10, 2022 Dear Colleagues: This week Congress is back in session and we have learned that the House has set the schedule for marking up FY2023 bills this month. Reports signal that on June 22nd the House will approve the 12 subcommittee [...]
Dear Colleagues: I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend and were able to spend time with family and friends to unofficially kick off the summer and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. President Biden and first lady Dr. [...]
Dear Colleagues: The coming week is set to be a busy one in Washington, as Members prepare to head back to their home states and districts for the Memorial Day recess. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services is set to hold [...]
Dear Colleagues: After 45 years, the Department of Education has announced plans to update Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Stay tuned for opportunities to provide feedback to stakeholders on what you would like to see. Take a read for more information on [...]
Dear Colleagues: This week marked National Teacher Appreciation Week- the annual celebration and recognition of teachers across the United States. In a statement, President Biden celebrated our nation’s teachers, stating : “Our Nation’s teachers are selfless, dedicated, and caring individuals who devote themselves to the well-being [...]
Dear Colleagues: Congress may have been on recess for the past two weeks, but it certainly did not feel like that behind the scenes. There has been a flurry of activity surrounding the President’s FY2023 Budget Request. Education advocates are working diligently to get their [...]
Dear Colleagues: It was a busy and historic week in Washington as Members of Congress prepare to head back to home states and districts for the upcoming two week spring recess. On Thursday, the Senate confirmed the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the [...]
Dear Colleagues: The Biden-Harris Administration FY2023 Budget Proposal is here and again provides substantial increases for education funding. Your voices are being heard! Biden- Harris Administration Unveils FY2023 Budget Proposal On Monday the White House unveiled the complete version of the Biden- Harris Administration’s full budget [...]
Dear Colleagues: We have received confirmation that the President will release his budget request on Monday, March 28th - signaling the official “kick-off” to the FY2023 appropriations season. Advocates are anxiously awaiting to see the line item requests for the Department of Education and will work [...]