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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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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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Congressional Update President Biden Releases Full FY22 Budget Request Earlier today, May 27, President Biden released his widely anticipated budget request to Congress. In an unusual move, the request included both the President’s desired budget for federal fiscal year (FY) … Continue reading

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Monday evening, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously adopted final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Program. The ECF was created through the recent passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This legislation provides $7.17 billion … Continue reading

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Congressional Update House Examines ED Budget Proposal Last month, President Biden released an initial “skinny” budget request to Congress containing high-level information regarding the administration’s funding priorities for the coming 2022 federal fiscal year (FY22). While a more detailed budget … Continue reading

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Congressional Update Congress Holds Hearings Discussing Child Care, WIOA, and Community College Investments Earlier this week, the Senate HELP Committee held a hearing titled “Strengthening America’s Child Care Sector,” which included discussion regarding the need for significant investment in child … Continue reading

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Congressional Update Senate Republicans Release Infrastructure Counteroffer Late last month, President Biden unveiled a long anticipated legislative framework to invest roughly $2.3 trillion in infrastructure projects. This proposal, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, would include over $100 billion in funding … Continue reading

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Congressional Update President Biden Releases “Skinny” Budget Request Earlier today, April 9, President Biden released a long-anticipated budget request to Congress, outlining his administration’s desired spending priorities for the upcoming 2022 federal fiscal year (FY 22). During most Presidents’ first … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending April 9, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 2436-2470 and SF 2323-2389 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature April 5-9, 2021.  Every Friday, we will publish bills that have been introduced during the week. We hope that you monitor these posts, as … Continue reading

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Congressional Update House Releases Community Project Funding Guidance On Tuesday, March 23, the House Appropriations Committee formally published guidance regarding the process for Members of Congress to request “Community Project Funding”—the committee’s new term for appropriations earmarks. As previously shared, … Continue reading

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