Young Adults DC Update for 1/13/23

Legislative branch updates: Kevin McCarthy elected Speaker of the House: After 15 rounds of voting, Kevin McCarthy officially became speaker of the House late last Friday night. His election came after several days of negotiations with a group of far-right conservative lawmakers from the House Freedom Caucus (HFC), who won several key concessions. These include making…

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Young Adults DC Update for 12/9/22

Legislative Branch Updates:  Omnibus: Both parties are still working toward a FY23 omnibus funding bill; the difference in topline spending targets for nondefense line items is around $25 billion. Education and Labor Committee Chair Bobby Scott is also seeking to include his reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act in the omnibus, to expand apprenticeship opportunities and…

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