On October 22, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sent a Dear Colleague letter to the House Democratic Caucus to provide Members with an update on ongoing negotiations with the White House for a next pandemic relief package. “Our conversation provided more clarity and common ground as we move closer to an agreement,” she wrote.
On October 22, House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) subpoenaed several USED career staff in an investigation into the Department’s role in the misconduct of Dream Center Education Holdings, a for-profit higher education company.
On October 21, the Senate did not advance a targeted coronavirus relief bill, which would have provided an estimated $500 billion in pandemic relief funding. The
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Senate fails to advance skinny relief bill, once again: […]