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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Continue  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin have continued to discuss and negotiate a potential new round of emergency relief funding and related measures in response to the ongoing pandemic. … Continue reading

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Congressional Update  Pandemic Relief Remains Out of Reach  Discussions regarding a much-needed next round of pandemic relief have been ongoing the past week, but despite a few promising developments lawmakers and the White House do not appear much closer to … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – 5th Special Session

We publish bills every day they are introduced and hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed about the bills under consideration that may impact school boards and school districts across the state. Whether it … Continue reading

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Congressional Update  Pandemic Relief Uncertain After President Trump Ends Talks   Congressional lawmakers and the White House have been negotiating sporadically, for the past several months, regarding a much-needed additional round of pandemic relief aid. More recently these talks had shown … Continue reading

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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Short-term Spending Measure Averts Government Shutdown  Late Wednesday night, September 30, the Senate overwhelmingly passed (84-10) a spending measure that extends current federal funding for all government operations and programs, including education, through December 11, 2020. This spending … Continue reading

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Congressional Update  House Passes Continuing Resolution On Tuesday, September 22, the House voted on an overwhelming bipartisan basis (359-57) to extend current federal funding levels through December 11, 2020. Known as a Continuing Resolution(CR), this legislation is intended to put further … Continue reading

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Lawmakers are Close to Government Funding Deal  With the House reconvening earlier this week, both chambers of Congress are now in session with just 12 days to go before current funding for the federal government expires on October 1. Lawmakers … Continue reading

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Congress Grapples with Government Funding Deadline Lawmakers began returning to the Capitol this week after spending the past month in states and districts as part of the annual Congressional summer recess. As they return, legislators face a fast-approaching deadline at … Continue reading

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Congressional Update  A Daunting September Lies Ahead for Congress  Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have been on their annual August recess for the past several weeks. When they return, they will face the daunting challenge of finding consensus on … Continue reading

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Congressional Update  Delays Continue for COVID-19 Relief  Efforts to provide a new round of COVID-19 relief legislation have been stalled for the past several weeks. Lawmakers have largely left Washington, D.C. for their annual August recess and are not expected … Continue reading

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