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Washington Updates August 7, 2018

Washington Updates August 7, 2018

Workers Hardest Hit By Recession Are Joining In Recovery New York Times (August 3, 2018) The unemployment rate for those without a high school diploma fell to 5.1 percent in July, the Labor Department reported Friday, the lowest since the government began collecting...

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Washington Updates July 17, 2018

Washington Updates July 17, 2018

House Appropriations Committee Markup July 12, 2018 (Caphill Partners) The House Committee on Appropriations passed a fiscal year 2019 spending bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education on July 11, with a partisan 30-to-22 vote. A...

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Washington Update June 27, 2018

Washington Update June 27, 2018

The Two-In-One Cabinet Agency Politico (June 22, 2018)   The White House plan calls for merging “all of the existing” programs at the Education and Labor departments into a single new “Department of Education and the Workforce,” or DEW. The new combined education...

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Washington Update June 22, 2018

Washington Update June 22, 2018

Trump Administration To Seek Merger Of Education, Labor Departments Politico (June 20, 2018)   The Trump administration plans to advocate a merger of the Education and Labor departments as part of a sweeping government overhaul, according to two individuals...

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