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Washington Wrap Up – December 1, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. December 1, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE  The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate held pro forma sessions last week and did not conduct legislative business. Both chambers will reconvene for legislative business on […]

Washington Wrap Up – November 23, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. November 23, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), as well as the other top House Democratic and Republican leadership team members, were re-elected to their roles for the 117th Congress. […]

Washington Wrap Up – November 17, 2020

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, 2020 ELECTION On Saturday November 7, major media outlets projected Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris the winners of Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral college votes. By winning Pennsylvania, Biden and Harris are now […]

Washington Wrap Up – November 10, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. November 10, 2020 ELECTION Election results are still being finalized for various States, including the battleground State of Georgia. At the time of this writing CNN has projected Vice President Biden the winner of 290 electoral college points […]

Washington Wrap Up – November 3, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. November 3, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE The Senate on Monday confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by a 52-48 vote. House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert “Bobby” C. […]

Washington Wrap Up – Oct 27, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. October 27, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE A version of the “skinny” Senate GOP COVID-19 relief bill (S.178) failed to advance last week. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. The Senate […]

Washington Wrap Up – October 20, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. October 20, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE Senate Majority Leader McConnell announced the Senate would vote on a “targeted” COVID-19 relief bill this week. ADMINISTRATION The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it is extending school nutrition program waivers that […]

Washington Wrap Up – October 13, 2020

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. October 13, 2020 HOUSE and SENATE The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on improving grant application reviews and oversight of care facilities for unaccompanied children. ADMINISTRATION The Department of Labor issued a Frequently Asked Questions document […]