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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (6/29)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. Last Week in Washington The focus on the Hill last week remained on a bipartisan infrastructure package. The bipartisan group of ten Senators reached an agreement last Wednesday evening and unveiled their framework
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (6/1)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington Last Friday, President Joe Biden released his Fiscal Year 2022 (FY’22) budget request. As you may recall, he released his discretionary (or “skinny budget”) on April 9th. Last week’s
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Key Discussion of SIPPRA During U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Hearing

Over the past several weeks, America Forward has engaged in conversations with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and his team around the importance of advancing evidence-based approaches to ensure the effectiveness of federally funded programs and support innovation. On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, during a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, America Forward was heartened by an exchange
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (5/24)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington In Washington last week, House and Senate negotiators held talks with the White House on the American Jobs Plan’s infrastructure provisions; however, no agreement has been reached. Negotiations are
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (5/17)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington In Washington last week, a lot of attention was on House Republicans as they voted to replace Liz Cheney (R-WY) with Elise Stefanik (R-NY) in the number three post
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (5/10)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What's New in Washington With Members of Congress in the home states and districts last week, action in Washington centered around the Administration’s push for support for their next COVID-related proposals — The
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 32)

Every month, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Social Finance Following the recent
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (5/3)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington Last week marked President Biden’s 100th Day in office and his first address to a joint session of Congress. During his address, the President outlined key components of his
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (4/26)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington Last week in Washington both the House of Representatives and Senate were in session and voted on a number of bills. Most notably, on Thursday, the Senate passed a
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (4/19)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s New in Washington Last week in Washington, negotiations continued on President Biden’s proposed American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion infrastructure package that also includes a number of proposals for workforce development, broadband
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