Dear Colleagues: Nearly a month into the 118th Congress, Democratic and Republican leadership are finalizing committee and subcommittee assignments. Senate Democrats announced Committee assignments last week- including a few changes. In the Senate HELP and Appropriations committees, the changes from the last Congress are as [...]
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Dear Colleagues: Next week, Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona is scheduled to deliver a major address at the Department of Education’s Lyndon Baines Johnson building in Washington, D.C. The speech entitled, “Raise the Bar: Lead the World,” will offer the Secretary the opportunity to [...]
Dear Colleagues: Early Saturday, after a historic five-day, 15 ballot fight- with major concessions made to the so called “never Kevin” holdouts, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) secured his position as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Many analysts and DC insiders believe that the political [...]
Dear Colleagues: Just before the holiday break, Members completed their final task as the 117th Congress- passing the FY2023 omnibus spending package. The bill provides a $3.2 billion increase over the FY2022 level of funding provided to the Department of Education, with several significant increases [...]
December 16, 2022 Dear Colleagues: On Friday afternoon President Biden signed a short-term funding bill, otherwise known as a continuing resolution or CR, that will keep the government open and funded through December 23rd. The CR keeps the government open and freezes funding levels at [...]
Dear Colleagues: The final countdown is on for Congress to pass a FY2023 spending bill with the current Continuing Resolution (CR) expiring next Friday. There is considerable speculation on whether or not a bill will pass before January, but many on the Hill remain hopeful [...]
Dear Colleagues: The countdown is on for Congress to pass a fiscal year (FY) 2023 package before the 117th Congress ends at the end of this month. As you will recall, the government is currently operating on a continuing resolution. Essentially what this means is [...]