Community College Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Action on Workforce Pell

Dr. Monty Sullivan, President of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC), a coalition of community colleges, and President of Louisiana Community and Technical College System, today issued the following statement on behalf of RAMC in support of an amendment that passed on a bipartisan vote to the America COMPETES Act of 2022 (H.4521) that would allow Pell Grants […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – November 17, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. November 17, 2021 HOUSE and SENATEThe U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Friday, November 12 and President Biden signed it into law on Monday, November 15.ADMINISTRATIONThe U.S. Department of Education concluded its second and […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – November 2, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. November 2, 2021 HOUSE and SENATEThe U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules released bill text for the Build Back Better Act.ADMINISTRATIONThe White House released a framework for the Build Back Better Act and released an additional document explaining the […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – OCTOBER 6, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. October 6, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S. Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded and operating through December 3, 2021. ADMINISTRATION The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the committee members for next week’s […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – September 28, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. September 28, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the Federal government funded through December 3, 2021. The House Budget Committee held a markup on Saturday, September 25 to […]

RAMC Washington Wrap Up – September 8, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. September 8, 2021 HOUSE AND SENATE  The House Education and Labor Committee is set to markup the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget reconciliation bill on Thursday, September 9th at noon. ADMINISTRATION The Department of Education’s (ED) Office […]

Community College Leaders Select LCTCS President Monty Sullivan to Lead RAMC

Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC), a coalition of community colleges, has chosen Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) President Monty Sullivan as the organization’s new president. In this voluntary role, Dr. Sullivan will shape the coalition’s strategy to advocate for federal education policies that better meet the needs of community college students. “Now more […]