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Washington Wrap Up – August 3, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. August 3, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S Senate voted to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed on the bipartisan infrastructure agreement, beginning the process of floor consideration for this legislation. The House of Representatives passed a […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 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. July 28, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The House of Representatives is expected to consider the FY 2022 LHHS appropriations legislation as part of a package of seven appropriations bills this week. The Senate Health, Education, Labor […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 20, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. July 20, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations legislation. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee scheduled a vote […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 13, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. July 13, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Subcommittee marked up its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 appropriations bill on Monday, July 12. The Government Accountability […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 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. July 6, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE Last week, House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro released the Subcommittee allocations (which are known as 302(b)s) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 House appropriations bills. The full House Appropriations Committee subsequently […]

Washington Wrap Up – June 29, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 29, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE Several news outlets have reported that Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is holding up the nomination of James Kvaal to be Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). ED […]

Washington Wrap Up – June 22, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 22, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The House Appropriations Committee announced its Fiscal Year 2022 markup schedule. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted to advance the nomination of Gwen Graham to serve the U.S. […]

Washington Wrap Up – June 15, 2021

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 15, 2021 HOUSE and SENATE The U.S. Senate passed the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, without an amendment that would have permitted Pell grants to be used for short-term courses at institutions of higher education, […]