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Washington Wrap Up – February 6, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. February 6, 2018   HOUSE  The House could vote as early as today on a stopgap bill to fund the government through March 22, 2018. The current Continuing Resolution (CR) would keep the Federal government operating […]

Washington Wrap Up – January 30, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   January 30, 2018 HOUSE  The House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing on protecting privacy and promoting evidence based policy-making on Tuesday, January 30. SENATE Last Monday, the Senate and House passed a […]

Washington Wrap Up – January 23, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   HOUSE  The Federal government is currently shutdown, but Senate action today began the process of lifting this shutdown. On Thursday, the House passed a bill to extend the previous continuing resolution (CR) to […]

Washington Wrap Up – January 17, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   HOUSE  Congressional leaders met with President Trump to discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. During the meeting, President Trump said the leaders must pass a legislative solution and that he […]

Washington Wrap Up – January 9, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE and SENATE Congressional leaders met with Trump Administration officials in an effort to work toward a budget deal, during which they discussed Federal spending levels, immigration and border security. There were no public announcements […]

Washington Wrap Up – January 3, 2018

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE and SENATE The House and Senate passed legislation to amend the tax code, sending the legislation to the President. The final bill is different from the bill the House-Senate conference committee agreed on, due […]

Washington Wrap Up – December 19, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   HOUSE  The House Education and the Workforce Committee marked up H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, and favorably reported it to the House, as amended, […]

Washington Wrap Up – December 12, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE  The House and Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) to avoid a government shutdown and keep the government open until December 22. The House Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up their […]