Congress Releases Omnibus Spending Agreement for FY17

5/4/2017 Update: The Senate has passed the Omnibus spending agreement.  Also receiving overwhelming support, the final vote count was 79-18. The spending proposal now heads to President Trump’s desk, where…

House Labor, HHS, Education Bill Released for FY17

Updated 7/7/2016 Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee released its draft Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations bill. In total, the bill provides $161.6 billion…

House GOP Release Budget Resolution

Updated (3/7/2016): Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee have stated that they delay consideration of the Republican Budget Resolution this month. With both the House and Senate struggling to come to a…

President Obama's Final State of the Union!

President Obama is set to deliver his final State of the Union (SOTU) address on Tuesday, January 12, 9:00 PM EST.  All major networks and cable news channels will be broadcasting…

ESEA Heads Towards Conference

Conference Committee Proceedings, Day 2 (Updated: 11/19/2015) Earlier this afternoon, ESEA Conferees voted 39-1 to approve a bicameral and bipartisan compromise to reauthorize ESEA. The lone “no” came from Senator…