HOUSE and SENATE
Senate Budget Committee Chair Mike Enzi (R-WY) said that informal conversations have begun between Republicans and Democrats about raising the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years (FY) 2020 and 2021.
The House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee will hold a public witness FY2020 hearing on Tuesday, April 9. The deadline to submit written testimony is Monday, April 8.
ED continued with negotiated rulemaking on a number of higher education issues this week. Negotiations will conclude next week.
ED launched an investigation into eight universities involved in the recent admissions bribery scheme to determine whether those universities violated any law or rules “governing the Federal student financial aid programs” or “any other applicable laws.”
Penn Hill plans to provide clients with a summary of the following events next week:
- April 2: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on “Reauthorizing HEA: Addressing Campus Sexual Assault and Ensuring Student Safety and Rights” at 10:00am
- April 3: House Education and Labor Committee hearing on “Strengthening Accountability in Higher Education to Better Serve Students and Taxpayers” at 9:00am
- April 3: House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on “Department of Labor Budget Request for FY 2020” at 2:00pm
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