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  • House Education Subcommittee Hearing on Disaster Preparedness and Schools
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    Disaster Preparedness and Schools

    Following a break for votes, a House Education and Labor subcommittee continued its hearing on responses for elementary and secondary schools to natural disasters. In this portion, heads of…

  • MinorityServing Institutions and Student Success
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    Minority-Serving Institutions and Student Success

    The House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment held a hearing on the role community colleges, historically black colleges and universities (HBCU)…

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House voted on amendments to and passed the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act (HR 987), which addresses health care and prescription drug costs.

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  • House Continues in Special Orders
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill that would require insurance companies to recover patients with pre-existing conditions. Members also worked on a disaster relief bill for areas recovering from…

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  • Education Policy Hearing with Secretary DeVos
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    Education Policy Hearing with Secretary DeVos

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before the House Education and Labor Committee. She fielded questions on a range of topics, including the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal;…

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House worked on a bill requiring the president to keep the U.S. in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. President Donald Trump had said he would pull the U.S. out of the…

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  • Education Committee Examines College Affordability
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    College Affordability

    The House Education and Labor Committee hosted the first in a planned series of five hearings to address the costs of higher education. Former Bush and Obama administration economic policy…

  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved, 420-0, a resolution calling for the release of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller report to Congress and the general public once his probe into Russian interference in…

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  • State of the Rural Economy
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    State of the Rural Economy

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the state of the rural economy. Committee members asked questions on a wide range of topics, including…

  • House Passes Resolution Blocking National Emergency Declaration 245182
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    House Session

    Thirteen Republicans and all 232 Democratic members passed a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Under the terms of…

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  • Representative Jeffries Says Members Should Back Disapproval Resolution Against Steve King
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    House Democrats on Government Shutdown

    House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), along with other Democratic leaders, held a news conference on the government shutdown. The Democrats highlighted federal employees affected…

  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Legislative Conference on Women Voters
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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Conference, Women Voters

    During this portion of the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference leadership conference, panelists talked about black women voters and the current political landscape. They…

  • Education Commission of the States Education Policy Forum Part 1
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    Education Commission of the States Education Policy Forum, Part 1

    Education leaders talked about how to improve education for children. The leaders agreed that recruiting and training the best individuals to become teachers are crucial components for…

  • President Obama Honors Teacher of the Year
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    Teacher of the Year Award

    President Obama honored the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, Jahana Hayes of Connecticut. State Teachers of the Year and Education Secretary John King were in attendance.