A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
Note: There will be no “Washington Wrap Up” on Friday, November 26, 2021 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The next “Washington Wrap Up” will be sent on December 3, 2021.
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate were in recess this week. The House is scheduled to return to session on Tuesday, November 30 while the Senate will return for legislative activity on Monday, November 29.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced $20 million in new grants to Tribal Educational Agencies (TEAs).
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following event next week:
November 30: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Full Committee Hearing on the Nomination of Lisa Gomez to be Assistant Secretary for the Employee Benefits Security Administration at the Department of Labor, the Nomination of James Rodriguez to be Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training at the Department of Labor, the Nomination of Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson to be Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Nomination of Shelly Lowe to be Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Nomination of Susan Harthill to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
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