Penn Hill Group’s Vic Klatt Speaks at Upgrade America Event

Penn Hill Group’s Vic Klatt Speaks at Upgrade America Event

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt recently spoke at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce- Institute for a Competitive Workforce conference titled “Upgrade America,” which explored ways to upgrade America’s education system for the modern economy. Klatt gave an overview of federal activity on education and workforce issues. The conference included sessions with various education leaders, […]

Penn Hill Group Announces New Team Members and Strategic Partners

Washington, D.C. — The federal education policy environment is undergoing dramatic and continuous change. Every federal education and workforce program is due, or overdue, for consideration. Much of the policy initiative has shifted to the executive branch, and states are playing a larger role in how federal initiatives are implemented. As a result, understanding and […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: October 29

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (October 22-26) in Washington. ADMINISTRATION The Institute of Education Sciences released a report titled “School Improvement Grants: Analyses of State Applications and Eligible and Awarded School.” PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION President Obama and Governor Romney had their final debate last Monday, focused on foreign policy. Both candidates talked about […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: September 24

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (September 17-21) in Washington. ADMINISTRATION  The Administration released the report required by the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 that provides further information on the impact of budget sequestration. The report states that there will be an 8.2% cut to non-defense discretionary programs, and a 7.6% cut to […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: September 17

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (September 10-14) in Washington. ADMINISTRATION The Administration released the report required by the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 that provides further information on the impact of budget sequestration. The report states that there will be an 8.2% cut to non-defense discretionary programs, and a 7.6% cut to […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-up: September 10

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (September 3-7) in Washington. ADMINISTRATION The Department of Education announced that 893 potential applicants indicated their intent to apply for the Race to the Top-District Competition. This is not a final list, as giving a notice of intent to apply was not mandatory. Applications are due October 30. The […]

Job Opportunity: Penn Hill Group Seeks Staff Assistant

Update: We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Penn Hill Group seeks a Staff Assistant who has strong writing and communications skills, can conduct basic research, can manage office operations, including general office duties, can handle multiple projects and is detail-oriented. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in education policy and thrives […]

Bipartisan Capitol Hill Veterans Join Forces to Launch Government Relations Firm

Bipartisan Capitol Hill Veterans Join Forces to Launch Government Relations Firm

(Washington, D.C.) Today, a group of veteran congressional staffers announced the launch of Penn Hill Group, a groundbreaking, bipartisan government relations firm. Penn Hill Group’s leadership is made up of experts on education, disability, health, workforce and other critical federal policy areas. With decades of Capitol Hill and private sector experience, the firm will provide […]