Reconciliation Bill Negotiations Continue While Congress Finalizes FY2022 Funding

February 11, 2022

Negotiations on a New Reconciliation Bill Continue While Congress Moves Toward Finalizing Fiscal Year 2022 Funding While Democrats are still working toward drafting a budget reconciliation bill to enact some aspects of President Biden’s human infrastructure plan, addressing government funding has taken priority due to the current deadline of February..

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Weaving Together for Others

February 9, 2022

A joint project between Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) communities Meridian Village and Dunn Road Manor is providing a little comfort to people experiencing need. Residents from Meridian Village, located in Glen Carbon, Illinois, visited Dunn Road Manor, an LSS Affordable Housing community in Florissant, Missouri, to teach their craft group how to crochet plastic mats from..

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Act Now! Temporary Expansions of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

February 7, 2022

The federal government recently created two new limited-time opportunities for nonprofit employees to request full forgiveness of their direct federal student loans. These opportunities expand the availability of the existing Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) and represent an important benefit for nonprofit employees! Significantly, loan forgiveness is now potentially available to borrowers whose..

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Push for a Revised Build Back Better Continues, but Another Government Shutdown Looms

February 2, 2022

Negotiations on a revised Build Back Better Act remain behind closed doors as Congress publicly debates several high-profile issues. The replacement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and the crisis in Ukraine have garnered the most media attention, but another government spending deadline is fast approaching. Congress has until February..

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Build Better Negotiations Continue While Voting Rights Measures Take Center Stage

January 20, 2022

By: Christopher Findlay

The Senate barreled towards an ultimately unsuccessful showdown on voting rights legislation while the House focused on reviving Build Back Better.

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