[NCL Members] Fwd: Thursday Update

Jeff Carter jcarter at literacypolicy.org
Fri Feb 19 10:20:28 EST 2016


…and here’s Thursday’s update.

Jeff

> Begin forwarded message:
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> From: Joel Packer <jpacker at cef.org>
> Subject: Thursday Update
> Date: February 18, 2016 at 4:49:19 PM EST
> To: Joel Packer <jpacker at cef.org>
> 
> 
> 
> REMINDER! CEF Membership Briefing: Please attend our special Research Committee briefing “What Advocates Need to Know about the Federal Regulatory Process”.  Major kudos to Josh Westfall at the National PTA for organizing this!
> When: Tomorrow, Friday, February 19 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
> (CEF members can arrive at 9:00 a.m. for networking and social time)
>  
> Where: College Board, 1919 M St, NW, 3rd Floor, Thurgood Marshall Conference Room, Washington, DC.  For those not able to attend, you can call-in to listen: 877-885-3221 / 247-4788#
>  
> Speakers:
> ·         Barmak Nassirian, Director of Federal Relations and Policy Analysis, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
> ·         Amit Narang, Regulatory Policy Advocate, Public Citizen
> ·         Susan Inman, Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
> 
> King Confirmation Hearing: The Senate HELP Committee announced it will hold its confirmation hearing for Secretary King on February 25 (quite a busy day!) at 2 PM in 430 Dirksen. 
> 
> 3.    FY 2017 Budget: See this: Prospects fade for GOP budget <http://thehill.com/policy/finance/269788-prospects-fade-for-gop-budget?utm_content=buffer41519&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.VsWzu9tc8dE.twitter> (The Hill)
> “The GOP’s chances of passing a budget this year are dwindling as the Senate prepares for an impending brawl over a Supreme Court nominee this spring.
>  
> “House and Senate Republican leaders have publicly declared they intend to complete the full appropriations process this year for the first time in two decades, just in time for the fall elections. 
>  
> “But the party’s aggressive timeline is quickly moving out of reach, according to GOP aides and budget experts, making it increasingly likely the party will be forced to resort to another short-term funding measure or omnibus spending bill later this year.”
> 
> 4.    NDD United “I Helped Raise the Caps” Reception:
> On behalf of the NDD United Steering Committee, please join us for our rescheduled celebration of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015:
>  
> Thursday, February 25, 2016
> 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
> 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
>  
> Please RSVP here <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cuZZZ8bJMXQJamQwWc_Gm5VXwSxQRapmGAk7FnxOmxc/viewform?usp=send_form>
>  
> Official invitation available here <http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55c4b954e4b0f8108cbd0423/t/56b0ffa7d210b8f744acb3c5/1454440361055/NDD-party-invite-final.pdf> and below.
>  
> Thank you for consideration! We hope to see you there.
> 
> The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures: The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures <https://www.nationalpriorities.org/analysis/2016/presidents-2017-budget-in-pictures/>.
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>  
> Joel Packer
> CEF Executive Director
> JPacker at cef.org <mailto:JPacker at cef.org>
> 202-383-0083
> 202-255-0915 (cell)
> www.cef.org <http://www.cef.org/>
> www.Twitter.com/edfunding <http://www.twitter.com/edfunding> 
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