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NSBA Federal Update: Budget update

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) On February 12, the Trump Administration submitted the fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress, which proposes a $3.8 billion cut to the U.S. Department of Education, a $2.6 billion decrease for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Tax reform update: U.S. Senate passes legislation paving way for conference committee

The U.S. Senate passed its version of H.R. 1, the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), by a 51-49 vote early Saturday morning. MSBA has concerns lawmakers are creating a potential tax structure that offers tax breaks and benefits … Continue reading

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Action Alert — Tell Congress to reject provisions of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would harm our public school districts

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is continuing its mark-up of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This legislation is the first draft of a bill for tax reform and is … Continue reading

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Federal Update: Sequestration remains a concern; Senate committee marks up child nutrition reauthorization

The United States Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with work ahead to finalize a funding bill for fiscal year 2016. The overall concern is averting another round of across-the-board budget cuts from sequestration that could begin at the … Continue reading

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