Senate Releases Labor, HHS, Education Bill for FY 2019

Last week, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released their Labor-HHS-Education bill for Fiscal Year 2019. In total, the bill would provide $179.3 billion in discretionary spending, which includes $71.4 billion…

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House Releases Labor, HHS, Education Bill for FY 2019

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee released their Labor-HHS-Education bill for Fiscal Year 2019. In total, the bill would provide $177.1 billion in discretionary spending, which…

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Tell Us Your Title IV Success Story!

Congress has approved $1.1 billion in funding for the Title IV-A block grant in FY 2018, otherwise known as the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants. This is a…

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is profoundly disappointed in the Trump Administration’s budget proposal for FY 2019.  The proposed budget…

Congressional Leaders Reach Two Year Budget Deal

Update (2/9/2018): After shutting down for five and a half hours, Congress passed their budget agreement early Friday morning.  The agreement not only lifts the sequester caps, as mentioned below,…

Budget, Tax Reform, & Reconciliation?

The budgetary cycle for FY 2018 has traveled a difficult and confusing path, but on Thursday, October 26, after a close vote of 216-212, the House of Representatives adopted the…

Advocacy Webinar – Back to Congress (School)!

Join us on August 29 at 7:00 PM (EDT) for our Quarterly Advocacy Webinar! Congress has been out of session for most of August, but will return in September.  Learn about where we are…