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Weekly Federal Update

Congressional Update House Passes FY22 Education Funding Bill On Thursday, July 29, the House of Representatives passed an over $600 billion spending package to fund the federal government and related programs for the coming 2022 fiscal year (FY22) set to … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update

Congressional Update Congress Moves Forward on Infrastructure Since the spring, negotiations between Congress and the Biden Administration regarding potential significant new investments in the nation’s infrastructure have been ongoing and quite fluid. For the most part, Republican lawmakers have only … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update

Congressional Update House Sets Funding Cap for Education Programs On Tuesday, June 29, the House Appropriations Committee approved topline allocations for each of the 12 bills that compose the federal discretionary budget for the upcoming 2022 federal fiscal year (FY … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update

Congressional Update Lawmakers Reach Tentative Infrastructure Deal, Path Forward Remains Murky A bipartisan group of 21 Senators continued to meet this week to discuss and negotiate potential investments in the nation’s infrastructure. Late Wednesday night, June 23, this group of … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – June 22-23, 2021

HF 51-57 and SF 59-61 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature Special Session #1 – June 22-23, 2021.  We hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed about the bills under consideration … Continue reading

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K-12 Education Budget Agreement Information

Earlier today were made aware of an unofficial budget agreement reached by the Governor, Senate and the House.  Normally, we would share the agreement once there was an official notice from their offices; however, an unofficial document has been circulating … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update

Congressional Update House Budget Committee Kicks-off FY22 Funding Cycle After delays throughout the year, budget and appropriations activity started in earnest in the House this week. On Monday, June 14, House Budget Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) filed a “deeming resolution” … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – June 14-15, 2021

HF 1-38 and SF 1-38 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature Special Session #1 – June 14-15, 2021.  We hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed about the bills under consideration … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update Congressional Update House Education Committee Explores Child Nutrition Reauthorization Yesterday, June 10, the House Education and Labor’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services held a hearing titled, “Ending Child Hunger: Priorities for Child Nutrition Reauthorization.” Lawmakers … Continue reading

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Weekly Federal Update

Infrastructure Negotiations Continue with No Clear Resolution Since the release of President Biden’s full fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget request last week, attention has returned back to the most hotly debated issue over the past few months—investments in the nation’s … Continue reading

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