The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:35

► After both Chambers of Congress passed the $1.1 trillion FY15 “cromnibus” spending bill late last week, President Obama on Tuesday night signed the bill into law. Under this law, State Department exchange programs will be funded at $589.9 million for the remainder of FY15.

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Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:33

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 12/12/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Lisa Heyn
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:22

President Obama last night signed into law the FY15 “cromnibus” funding bill (H.R. 83), passed by Congress last week, according to a White House press release.

Lisa Heyn
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:24

The Senate on Saturday night cleared the $1.1 trillion FY15 “cromnibus” spending bill that would keep the federal government funded through September 2015. According to CQ.com, the measure passed the Senate 56-40 and “President Obama has indicated he will sign the bill.”

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:28

Hours before the expiration of the FY15 Continuing Resolution (CR), and with a narrow vote of 219 to 206, the House of Representatives last night passed the $1.1 trillion FY15 omnibus spending bill that would keep the federal government funded through September 2015.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:07
Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:19

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 12/5/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Lisa Heyn
Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:37

Educational and cultural exchange programs are funded at $589.9 million in the FY15 omnibus appropriations bill released last night and expected to be voted on by both Chambers of Congress this week. This funding amount is $12 million more than the President’s FY15 request of $577.9 million and $21.2 million more than the FY14 enacted level of $568.6 million. The FY15 omnibus also contains increases over the FY14 level for every specified program, including:

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 16:39

► Congress returned to session this week, with an agenda of finalizing FY15 appropriations. Four scenarios exist for you FY15 appropriations may be handled.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 11/21/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.