$23B Action

Politico has the latest on where the proposed $23 billion for education in the approps bill stands. The Admin’s fervor does seem to have cooled as the pushback grew, but keep an eye on today’s afternoon presser with Obey-Miller-Duncan. In addition to the issues in the article you’re still hearing a lot of grumbling that (a) without amendments to address LIFO it’s lousy policy and the money would compound the problem for future years and (b) the proposal needs tighter language to ensure it goes to schools in the first place.

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