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April 9, 2018

FY 2018 Funding by Program

Wondering how your federally funded program fared in the FY 2018 omnibus? Check out our programmatic spreadsheet here. Please let us know if there is a federally funded program that you would like added to this document.


February 7, 2018

Internship Opportunity with White House CEQ

From the White House Council on Environmental Quality: “The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a component of the Executive Office of the President (EOP), is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the 2018 Spring, Summer, and Fall terms. Title CEQ 2018 Internship – Direct Apply Job Description CEQ Internship Opportunity: The White…


February 5, 2018

This Week in Congress, February 5-9

Here is a selection of committee meetings taking place this week.   U.S. House of Representatives HOUSE AGRICULTURE Full Committee Hearing State of the Rural Economy Feb. 6, 9:30 a.m., 1300 Longworth Bldg. HOUSE BUDGET Full Committee Hearing CBO Oversight Feb. 6, 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth Bldg. HOUSE ENERGY & COMMERCE Subcommittee Hearing America’s Nuclear…


January 18, 2018

House Passes CR

The House voted 230 – 197 to approve a continuing resolution (CR) that would fund the government through February 16 and renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years. It does not include any immigration provisions to address DACA, Dreamers, or the border. The measure goes on to the Senate.


January 16, 2018

This Week in Congress, January 15-19

Here is a selection of committee meetings taking place this week. January 16 Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Hearing to examine the “Domestic and Global Energy Outlook” 10:00am, 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building January 17 House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Space Hearing to examine “An Update on NASA Commercial…


December 11, 2017

This Week in Congress, December 11-15

Here is a selection of committee meetings taking place this week. U.S. Senate SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE & TRANSPORTATION Subcommittee Hearing National Ocean Policy Dec. 12, 2:30 p.m., 253 Russell Bldg. SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR & PENSIONS Full Committee Hearing Prescription Drug Costs Dec. 12, 10 a.m., 430 Dirksen Bldg. SENATE JUDICIARY Full Committee Hearing Ensuring…


December 8, 2017

What we’re reading, Dec. 4-8

Here’s a selection of articles that are keeping us informed this week. Shutdown Showdown – House Republicans are working on a multistep government funding strategy that involves a two-week stopgap measure to keep the lights on beyond Dec. 8 and fully funding defense by Christmas. No final decisions have been made but the idea GOP leaders have…


December 1, 2017

What we’re reading this week, November 27 – December 1

Here are some of the articles we’re reading this week. Death of the MBA – U.S. graduate business schools — once magnets for American and international students seeking a certain route to a high income — are in an existential crisis. They are losing droves of students who are balking at sky-high tuition and, in the…


November 27, 2017

This week in Congress, November 27 – December 1

Here is a selection of committee meetings taking place this week.   U.S. House of Representatives HOUSE OVERSIGHT & GOVERNMENT REFORM Full Committee Field Hearing Combating the Opioid Crisis Nov. 28, 12:30 p.m., Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., First Floor, Chevy Chase Auditorium, Baltimore, Md. HOUSE TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE Subcommittee Hearing Unmanned Aircraft Systems…


November 3, 2017

What We’re Reading This Week, October 30 to November 3

Here’s a selection of articles we’ve read this week. John Boehner Unchained – To outsiders, Boehner might just be the happiest man alive, a liberated retiree who spends his days swirling merlot and cackling at Speaker Paul Ryan’s misfortune. The truth is more complicated. At 67, Boehner is liberated—to say what he spent many years trying not to say;…



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