Capital Update

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.

Legislative Action

Children's Television
S 3134

The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee last week approved a bill authorizing funds for development of television programming to help prepare young children for school.

College Tuition

The House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families last week held a hearing on the rising cost of college tuition.

Fiscal 1993 Appropriations
HR 5677

The Senate last week debated but did not pass a $245 billion social-services spending bill that includes $28.5 billion for Education Department programs.

Lead Testing
HR 5730

The House Education and Labor Committee last week approved a bill requiring and providing funding for the testing of older school buildings for lead levels.

Student Loans

The House Postsecondary Education Subcommittee last week held a hearing on the Bush Administration's proposal to amend the definition of the cohort default rate.

Other Agencies

Job Training
Proposed Rules

The Labor Department is developing new regulations for the recently passed Job Training Partnership Act amendments. The notice appeared in the Sept. 10 Federal Register, and comments are due by Sept. 25.

Vol. 12, Issue 03

Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories