PENN HILL GROUP’S WRAP UP – NOVEMBER 12, 2019

HOUSE and SENATE This week, Senators sought to advance, by unanimous consent, two proposals to extend mandatory funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) under the Higher Education Act (HEA), the FUTURE Act (H.R.2486) and the Student Aid Improvement Act (S.2557). Both requests were objected to and therefore did […]

PENN HILL GROUP’S WRAP UP – NOVEMBER 4, 2019

HOUSE and SENATE The Senate, in a 51-41 vote, failed to pass an initial vote to start debate on a second fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending package.The four-bill package, H.R. 2740 (116), includes the Defense, Labor-HHS-Education, State Foreign-Operations and Energy-Water spending measures for FY 2020. The House Education and Labor Committee held a markup on the College Affordability Act (H.R.4674), the […]

Education Veteran James F. Manning Joins Penn Hill Group

Washington, D.C. – Penn Hill Group today announced James F. Manning a leader in education management, operations and policy, will join the firm as Senior Advisor. Penn Hill Group principal Vic Klatt said, “Penn Hill Group is thrilled to announce Jim Manning as our new Senior Advisor. Jim is a seasoned expert with extensive federal […]

PENN HILL GROUP’S WASHINGTON WRAP UP – APRIL 1, 2019

HOUSE and SENATE Senate Budget Committee Chair Mike Enzi (R-WY) said that informal conversations have begun between Republicans and Democrats about raising the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years (FY) 2020 and 2021. The House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee will hold a public witness FY2020 hearing on […]