A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations announced the subcommittee deadlines for programmatic and member requests. The deadline for the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) appropriations subcommittee is April 27.
Congressmember Don Young (R-AK) passed away at the age of 88.
President Biden announced his intent to nominate Nasser Paydar as Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education at the U.S Department of Education (ED).
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona sent a letter to parents and educators on the impact of recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 guidance on students with disabilities.
Secretary Cardona and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra announced “a joint-department effort to expand school-based health services.”
ED announced an update to program participation agreement signature requirements for entities exercising substantial control over non-public institutions of higher education which will take effect on July 1, 2022.
The Senate Judiciary Committee concluded its confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following events next week:
March 31: House Small Business Subcommittee Hearing on, “Skill, Upskill, and Reskill: Analyzing New Investments in Workforce Development.”
March 31: House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on, “FY 2023 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services”
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