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Federal Advocacy and Weekly Policy Update

Congressional Update Congress Faces Fiscal Year 2020 Spending Deadline Both the Senate and House will be in session next week, following a one-week House recess. At the top of congressional leaders’ “to do” list is restarting discussions for the fiscal … Continue reading

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November 1, 2019 Congressional Update House Committee Approves HEA Update with Teacher and School Leader Provisions On a party line vote, the House Education and Labor Committee approved (28-22) H.R. 4674 “The College Affordability Act”, following a three-day debate about … Continue reading

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October 18, 2019 Congressional Update House Committee Holds Hearings on Free School Meals, Plans Hearing on Apprenticeships The House Education and Labor subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services held a hearing this week titled, “Examining the USDA’s Proposed Cuts … Continue reading

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Congressional Update Congress Adjourned this Week, but will Return to Washington on Monday When Congress reconvenes on October 14, only 40 legislative days will remain on the 2019 calendar and impeachment proceedings may begin to temporarily crowd-out legislative work … Continue reading

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October 5, 2019 Congressional Update House Education Committee Poised for Busy Fall Congress is adjourned for a two-week recess, but MSBA expects the House Education and Labor Committee to have a busy schedule when Members of Congress return to Washington … Continue reading

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  September 27, 2019 Congressional Updates  Senate Passes Spending Bill to Extend Federal Funding Facing a government shut down on October 1, this week the Senate passed (82-15) a stopgap spending bill (H.R.4378) to continue funding federal programs at fiscal … Continue reading

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Congressional Updates House Approves Temporary Federal Funding Measure With the next federal fiscal year only days away, and a full slate of unfinished appropriations bills stuck in various stages of the legislative process, Congress must quickly approve a stopgap spending … Continue reading

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