Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: April 8

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (April 1 – 5) in Washington.

Both Houses were in recess last week.

The House Education and Workforce Committee will hold a Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee field hearing titled “Reviving Our Economy: The Role of Higher Education in Job Growth and Development” on April 9 at 9 a.m. in Monroe, Mich.

The House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold an Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee hearing titled “Raising the Bar: Reviewing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education in America” on April 10 at 10 a.m. in 2175 Rayburn.

On April 11, the House Appropriations Committee will hold a Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the FY2014 budget request for the Education Department at 10 a.m. in 2358-C Rayburn. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify.

The deadline for Members to submit appropriations requests to the House Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Subcommittee is April 22 (full list of subcommittee deadlines).  The deadline was extended from its original date of April 15. The deadline for the counterpart subcommittee in the Senate is April 26.

The White House announced last week it will release the President’s FY2014 Budget on April 10.