Washington Update

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For Public Policy Advocates and Branch Public Policy Chairs

Washington Update is an public policy news site that keeps you up to date on federal issues. You can subscribe to a printed copy or you can read the electronic copies. To read Washington Udate go to www.aauw.org and then to the member center. After logging in (use you membership number found on your membership card….can’t find it, call the member hotline and get your membership number) go to the section on public policy news and click on Washington Update.
The issues covered on the newest edition are:
NEWS
President Bush Presents FY09 Budget Proposal to Congress
FMLA Celebrates 15 Years of Helping Families
Clarifications on TANF Statute Make Higher Education Count
Changes on the Hill

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES
House Passes Higher Education Act Reauthorization
Economic Stimulus Package Heads to White House

RESOURCES FOR ADVOCATES
Super Duper Tuesday Makes History
Presidential Candidates Watch
The Candidates’ Education Platforms
Attend the Women’s Equality Day Summit

For the full report, see http://www.aauw.org/publications/washupdate/index.cfm

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