Human Services & Education Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to children’s issues, foster care,  public assistance and income support, services to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities, immigration policy, social services, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.

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White House Rural Council Launches “Rural Impact” Initiative

​U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the White House Rural Council have announced a new initiative aimed at... (read more)

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Appellate Court to Hear Arguments on Halted Executive Orders on Immigration

​On February 16 Judge Andrew Hanen of the Federal District Court in Brownsville, Texas ordered a halt to the president’s executive actions on... (read more)

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House and Senate Budget Resolutions Call for Block Granting of SNAP

​During the week that began on March 16, the House and Senate Budget committees each began considering their respective budget... (read more)

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​On February 3, Senate Democrats prevented the House-passed H.R. 240 U.S. Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill for the remainder of FY... (read more)

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