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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 19, 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 19, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S. Congress passed, and the President signed into law, a short-term extension of the Federal debt limit. ADMINISTRATION U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona appointed five new members to the […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – OCTOBER 12, 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 12, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S. Senate confirmed Gwen Graham to be the Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education (ED), Roberto J. Rodríguez to be the Assistant […]

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 21, 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 21, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The House Committee on Ways and Means completed the markup of its budget reconciliation legislation. The U.S. Senate confirmed James R. Kvaal to be the Under Secretary of Education at the U.S. […]

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 […]