A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
Note: This is the final “Washington Wrap Up” of the year. There will be no “Washington Wrap Up” on Friday, December 24, 2021, or Friday, December 31, 2021, due to the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. The “Washington Wrap Up” schedule will resume as normal after the first of the year.
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to reconvene for legislative business on January 10, 2022.
The U.S. Senate has pro forma sessions scheduled until Monday, January 3, 2022, when the Senate will reconvene for legislative business.
White House Press Secretary Jennifer Psaki stated this week that “The president has not made a decision yet” on whether to extend the pause on student loan payments past the current January 31, 2022 expiration date.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement on the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recently released “test-to-stay” data.
The Biden Administration released a fact sheet on its investments in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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