What They’re Saying About the End of Title 42 Expulsions
Immigration
What They’re Saying About the End of Title 42 Expulsions
2022-04-06 23:02:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration last week announced it will wind down the pandemic-era order known as Title 42 in late May.  Though always controversial, the decision to do away with what were, in essence, summary deportations in the name... Read More

Merkley, Hassan Propose New Student Loan Repayment Plans
Education
Merkley, Hassan Propose New Student Loan Repayment Plans
2022-03-31 16:19:37
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., on Wednesday unveiled legislation that introduces new income-based repayment plans for all federal student loan borrowers. The bill, entitled the Affordable Loans for Any Student Act of 2022, presents new... Read More

Scott, Hassan Lead Bipartisan Bill to Reinstate Employee Retention Tax Credit 
Economy
Scott, Hassan Lead Bipartisan Bill to Reinstate Employee Retention Tax Credit 
2022-02-11 23:30:47
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., on Thursday introduced legislation to reinstate the Employee Retention Tax Credit that expired for most businesses in September. Originally introduced by the CARES Act in 2020, the program provided employers... Read More

President to Meet With Senate Democrats to Craft Filibuster Plan
Political News
President to Meet With Senate Democrats to Craft Filibuster Plan
2022-01-13 00:34:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Capitol Hill Thursday to begin crafting a plan to pass a pair of voting rights bills that have been stalled in the Senate for months. A major focus of Biden’s lunchtime visit... Read More

Familiar Face Returns to Lead Global War on Terrorism Memorial Effort
Military
Familiar Face Returns to Lead Global War on Terrorism Memorial Effort
2022-01-03 15:58:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Michael “Rod” Rodriguez, the former head of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, is returning to the role of president and CEO as the effort to build the memorial picks up steam, the organization announced Monday. As... Read More

Global War on Terrorism Heroes to Be Honored on National Mall
In The News
Global War on Terrorism Heroes to Be Honored on National Mall
2021-12-28 16:11:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A new memorial honoring all those who have served in the global war on terrorism since the Sept. 11 attacks is coming to the National Mall. President Joe Biden signed S.535, the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Location... Read More

Senators Collins and Hassan Protect Funding for Nearly 200 Rural, Low-Income School Districts
Education
Senators Collins and Hassan Protect Funding for Nearly 200 Rural, Low-Income School Districts
2021-01-04 14:46:35
by Sean Trambley

WASHINGTON — Last week, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., announced they successfully reversed a Department of Education decision that jeopardized funding for nearly 200 rural, low-income school districts.  A provision they negotiated was included in the... Read More

Senators Make Bipartisan Push for Transparency From White House Budget Office
Federal Budget
Senators Make Bipartisan Push for Transparency From White House Budget Office
2019-07-17 19:54:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of Senators led by Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is calling on the White House Office of Management and Budget to publish a full list of all federal programs publicly available on the... Read More

Reps. Lee, DeLauro Fight to Defend Students Against Predatory Loans
Education
Reps. Lee, DeLauro Fight to Defend Students Against Predatory Loans
2019-07-16 21:43:06
by Elin Johnson

WASHINGTON - Representatives Susie Lee, D-Nev., and Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., have added their names to the growing list of members of Congress who are pushing bills that tackle predatory student loan practices. Reps. Lee and DeLauro have introduced a new... Read More

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