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In Washington, D.C. … President Obama submitted his FY 2014 budget to Congress last week, two months later than normal. This delay is attributed to the implementation of sequestration and the uncertainty with the incomplete FY 2013 budget. The president’s proposed funding levels for specific programs, including those of interest to NIU and higher education, will...
On a personal note … I would like welcome Zachary Jordan, a senior at NIU majoring in political science and philosophy, who is interning with our Government Relations Office this spring and will be helping with this column and our legislative updates. Zach has been in the NIU Honors Program for three years, in the...
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We are hearing details about the compromise Continuing Resolution (CR) that was approved last week that will fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2011 (through Sept. 30, 2011). The final CR includes nearly $40 billion in reductions from FY 2010 levels. For higher education programs, there is good and bad news. The...
Congress returned from its recess last week. The top agenda item remained the FY 2011 budget. To avert a government shutdown when the current Continuing Resolution (CR) expired Friday, March 4, both the House and Senate agreed to a two-week extension of the CR until Friday, March 18. Included in this CR was $4 billion in cuts;...