Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The House Judiciary Committee last week approved the "religious freedom restoration act,'' which would require courts to review with a heightened legal standard any law that infringes on the free exercise of religion.
The House elementary education subcommittee held hearings last week on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
The Education Department in the March 1 Federal Register published
rules relaxing fiscal requirements for Chapter 1 schoolwide
Vol. 12, Issue 27