On June 5, the House Appropriations Committee announced the full House will be considering a five-bill minibus (a collection of multiple bills) beginning on June 12. The minibus will contain appropriations bills for the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Energy, Water Development, and the Legislative Branch. While some amendments may be considered on the House floor, it is unlikely any amendments will pass that will reduce funding overall for the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services.
On June 5, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S.1732, the “College Admissions Fairness Act.” The bill, which is in response to the recent college admission scandals, would strengthen tax code quid pro quo protections and would require that institutions establish a policy that prevents the consideration of a family’s donation into admission decisions. Without such a policy, colleges and universities would be limited to family donations of $100,000 over a six-year period.
On June 5, POLITICO published a series of documents related to USED’s deliberations in advance of proposing a regulation regarding […]