A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate were in recess this week. Both chambers return for legislative business on Monday, February 28.
Federal Student Aid (FSA) issued a Request for Information and background information on the Unified Servicing and Data Solution, an upcoming Federal student loan servicing procurement.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the creation of an internal council to strengthen the agency’s partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra held a meeting to discuss the Biden Administration’s plans for child care investments.
The U.S Department of Labor announced that it is seeking nominations for the Workforce Information Advisory Council.
Dietra Trent was named as the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities, which is housed at the U.S. Department of Education.
President Biden announced D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court to succeed retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following events next week:
March 2: House Education and Labor Subcommittee Hearing on, “Investing in Economic Mobility: The Important Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions and Other Minority Serving Institutions.”
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