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 passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 omnibus bill, funding the Federal government through the end of the fiscal year. A fact sheet for the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies portion of the bill can be found here.
The House passed a resolution condemning recent bomb threats targeted at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This action followed Senate passage of a similar resolution last Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement on the Florida State Legislature’s Parental Rights in Education Bill.
The U.S. Department of Education released updated issue papers for the third and final negotiated rulemaking session of the Institutional and Programmatic Eligibility Committee which will take place next week from March 14-March 18.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following events next week:
March 17: House Oversight and Reform Full Committee Hearing on, “HBCUs at Risk: Examining Federal Support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.”
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