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Washington Wrap Up – October 18, 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 and SENATE The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee scheduled an Executive Session to vote on the nomination of Carlos Muñiz to serve as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of […]

Washington Wrap Up – October 3, 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 House Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) released a statement opposing the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) decision to rescind the Obama Administration’s Title IX guidance. SENATE The […]

Washington Wrap Up – September 26, 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 Congressional Democrats sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to reinstate ED’s information sharing agreements with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in connection with oversight […]

Washington Wrap Up – September 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 President Trump and Democratic Congressional leaders announced their support for attaching an extension of the Federal government’s borrowing authority and a continuing resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2018 funding through December 2017 […]

Washington Wrap Up – September 6, 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 and SENATE The House and Senate returned from the August recess on Tuesday, September 5. The House Rules Committee met on Tuesday, September 5, to discuss the Department of the Interior, Environment, and […]

Washington Wrap Up – August 29, 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 and SENATE The House and Senate will be in recess until after the September 4th Labor Day Holiday. The House Rules Committee posted a running list of potential amendments to the Department of […]

Washington Wrap Up – August 22, 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 and SENATE The House and Senate will be in recess until after the September 4th Labor Day Holiday. The House Rules Committee posted the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations […]

Washington Wrap Up – August 15, 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 and SENATE The House and Senate will be in recess until after the September 4th Labor Day Holiday. The House Rules Committee announced that they will likely issue an amendment deadline prior to their […]