Washington D.C. Update – April 2, 2021

Dear Colleagues, While Congress was out of session this week, President Biden had no problem filling the policy void. It really is hard to believe that he has been in office just over two months. His team is working nonstop, and on BIG initiatives. With [...]

Washington D.C. Update – April 2, 20212021-05-12T01:32:13+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – March 26, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Washington is abloom with the cherry blossoms set to peak April 2-5. While visitors to the tidal basin will be limited, the delight of welcoming spring after a long hard winter is unlimited! Just in time for spring, the Biden team has launched [...]

Washington D.C. Update – March 26, 20212021-03-30T17:02:13+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – March 19, 2021

Dear Colleagues, With spring around the corner, massive funding ready to flow into school districts and institutions of higher education around the country, and shots increasingly in arms – it’s a good time to exhale and know that better times are on the way. 1. [...]

Washington D.C. Update – March 19, 20212021-03-30T17:02:40+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – March 12, 2021

Dear Colleagues,  It’s hard to overestimate the enormity of the funding that is about to flow into education from the federal government.  For starters – know that the amount that goes to K-12 is 8 times the average annual amount that flows through Title I of [...]

Washington D.C. Update – March 12, 20212021-03-16T12:31:54+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – March 5, 2021

Dear Colleagues: When the daffodils are sprouting and the crocuses begin to smile, we know that spring is on the way!  In less than a month the cherry blossoms will erupt around the Tidal Basin and there will be no turning back.  And aren’t we ready? 1. [...]

Washington D.C. Update – March 5, 20212021-03-16T12:58:56+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – February 26, 2021

Dear Colleagues: Congress moved forward with the massive COVID relief bill this week as the Biden team continued to issue guidance and name nominees for the Department of Education. 1. Congress Moves on COVID Relief Bill and More This week Congress moved closer to the [...]

Washington D.C. Update – February 26, 20212021-03-16T12:55:17+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – February 12, 2021

Dear Colleagues: I imagine you have been glued to your tv watching the impeachment trial in the Senate this week, as I have. My Representative – Jamie Raskin (D-MD) – led the House in presenting the case for conviction. Whatever your politics, I think you [...]

Washington D.C. Update – February 12, 20212021-03-16T12:36:31+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – February 5, 2021

Dear Colleagues: Congress swung back into full gear this week moving legislation and addressing turmoil simultaneously.  Perhaps there is hope for chewing gum and walking at the same time. House and Senate Press Forward Despite Turmoil Swirling In a pair of head-scratching moves, the Republican House [...]

Washington D.C. Update – February 5, 20212021-03-16T12:44:03+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – January 29, 2021

Dear Colleagues: Astrologers tell us the planets are going wild.  It sure seemed like it this week! 1. Tension Mounts on Capitol Hill The aftermath of the insurrection in the Capitol on January 6 continues to increase tension in Congress.  The Department of Homeland Security [...]

Washington D.C. Update – January 29, 20212021-02-02T19:33:31+00:00

Washington D.C. Update – January 22, 2021

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the new world of Biden/Harris.  The reset button has been hit and we are launched! 1. The Biden Harris Era Begins  Just two weeks after a riotous mob vandalized the Capitol, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took the [...]

Washington D.C. Update – January 22, 20212021-02-02T19:31:48+00:00
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