A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the Federal government funded through December 3, 2021.
The House Budget Committee has scheduled a markup on Saturday, September 25 to report reconciliation submissions from House Committees pursuant to the FY 2022 Budget Resolution to the full House.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) opened a civil rights investigation into Texas’ ban on the implementation of school mask mandates.
ED began issuing grants under the recently announced Project to Support America’s Families and Educators (SAFE) grant program
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona began his “Return to School Road trip,” a bus tour with scheduled stops across several States.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following events next week:
September 29: House Education and Labor Subcommittee Hearing on “Back to School: Highlighting Best Practices for Safely Reopening Schools”
September 30: House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “A Level Playing Field: College Athletes’ Rights to Their Name, Image, and Likeness”
September 30: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Full Committee Hearing on “School Reopening During COVID-19: Supporting Students, Educators, and Families.”
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