A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives reconvened for legislative business on January 10.
The U.S. Senate postponed its previously scheduled recess for next week and will now be in session for legislative business starting Tuesday at noon.
The Biden Administration released the list of negotiators and the issue papers for its higher education negotiated rulemaking effort on “Institutional and Programmatic Eligibility” which will begin on Tuesday, January 18.
The White House released a fact sheet on the Administration’s initiative to increase COVID-19 testing in schools.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued a Notice of Proposed Priorities, definitions and requirements for the Full-Service Community Schools grant program.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a comment request for the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s broadband provisions.
THE SUPREME COURT
The Supreme Court of the United States blocked the enforcement of the Biden Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard requiring all employers with 100 or more employees to implement vaccination and/or testing mandates.
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