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RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – AUGUST 9, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. August 9, 2022 Education News Headlines [Click on the link to read the article online] Republican Release Debt-Relief Alternative [Inside Higher Ed] $6 Billion Student Loan Settlement Gets Preliminary Approval [The Washington Post] Corrections […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – AUGUST 2, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. August 2, 2022 Education News Headlines [Click on the link to read the article online] The U.S. government underestimated the cost of the student loan program by billions [NPR] Will the student loan payment […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – JULY 26, 2022

July 26, 2022 Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. Education News Headlines [Click on the link to read the article online] Student Loan Servicers Told to Hold Off on Sending Billing Statements [The Wall Street Journal] Three things to know […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – JULY 18, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. July 18, 2022 CONGRESS The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations sent its first fiscal year (FY) 2023 appropriations minibus package to the House Committee on Rules. The minibus includes funding bills for: Transportation, Housing […]

RAMC Washington Wrap Up – July 5, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 14, 2022 CONGRESS The U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) released its committee report for fiscal year (FY) 2023. The House Committee on Appropriations approved the […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – June 28, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 28, 2022 CONGRESS The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations approved its 302(b) subcommittee allocations for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 appropriations cycle. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – JUNE 21, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 21, 2022 CONGRESS A bipartisan group of senators announced that they have agreed to a framework for firearm-related legislation that includes provisions regarding school safety and mental health. ADMINISTRATION President Biden signed an executive order […]

RAMC WASHINGTON WRAP UP – JUNE 14, 2022

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. June 14, 2022 CONGRESS The U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1151, a deeming resolution that establishes an overall Federal discretionary spending limit at $1.6 trillion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 for the purposes of […]