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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Congress Goes on Recess as Funding Deadline Looms Current funding for the federal government, including funding for K-12 education programs, is set to expire on December 11. Although the House under Democrat majority leadership has passed the necessary … Continue reading

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The President is expected to sign legislation soon to help mitigate loss of federal funds to school districts that participate in the Impact Aid and Migrant Education programs.  The bipartisan Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act will allow districts to utilize the student … Continue reading

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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  President-elect Joe Biden  On Saturday, November 7, Former Vice President Joe Biden was formally declaredthe winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. President-elect Biden is due to be sworn in as the 46thPresident of the United States on January … Continue reading

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6th Special Session Bill Introductions

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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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Lawmakers Aim for Lame Duck Pandemic Relief  Negotiations and wider discussions on a much-needed pandemic relief package have continued this week between Congress and the Trump Administration. Despite the on-again-off-again nature of these talks, both sides have remained … Continue reading

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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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Federal Weekly Update

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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Weekly Federal Update

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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