On January 17, the website – regulations.gov – used to submit public comment on notices and proposed regulations published in the Federal Register crashed. Due to the website’s malfunction the U.S. Department of Education (USED) announced it would extend the deadline to submit public comments on the Department’s proposed rule regarding Title IX (sexual harassment prevention and response) until January 30.
On January 16, House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) announced the Democratic members of the Appropriations Subcommittee for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS). The Subcommittee will be chaired by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and will include Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ).
On January 10, the House Democratic Steering Committee announced new nominations for the House Education and Labor Committee. The nominations include Reps. Josh Harder (D-CA), Jahana Hayes (D-CT), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Susie Lee (D-NV), Andy Levin (D-MI), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Joe Morelle (D-NY), Illhan Omar (D-MN), Kim Schrier (D-WA), Donna […]