Washington Update

Emergency Room Visits Due to Dental Problems on the Rise

Research | Permanent link

The number of emergency room visits due to dental problems nearly doubled in the United States in a 10-year period, according to a report by the American Dental Association. The report states that visits related to dental problems grew from... Click Here To Read More

Immigrant Students May Be Eligible for Title IV Benefits Under Proposed Immigration Bill

Legislation, Education | Permanent link

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) introduced an amendment to the Senate’s proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S. 744. The amendment added language to a pending immigration bill that would extend federal student loans, work-study funds, and other federal support to students who are in the United States... Click Here To Read More

House Education Committee Members Ask for Stakeholder Input on Higher Education Act Reauthorization

Legislation, Education | Permanent link

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce are seeking comments from the public in preparation for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) which is expected to begin in early 2014.

The Committee penned a Click Here To Read More

Innovation Center Plans Second Round of Grants

Funding, Call for Submissions | Permanent link

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center is preparing to distribute $1 billion in grants for projects designed to improve care and lower costs for federal health programs, according to CMS officials.

CMS officials are soliciting ideas that can “deliver sustainable net savings” within three years, according... Click Here To Read More

ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship [May 2013]

Call for Submissions | Permanent link

The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a six-week, stipend-supported internship in the Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center (ADEA AGR) in Washington, DC. This student legislative internship provides a unique learning experience for predoctoral,... Click Here To Read More

May 2013 Congressional Resources

Legislation | Permanent link

For those interested in following the congressional proceedings, please access the U.S. House or Senate by way of the following links:

U.S. House of Representatives: House Website

U.S. Senate: Senate Website... Click Here To Read More

May 2013 Funding Opportunities

Funding | Permanent link

Below are selected funding opportunities that might be of interest; you may search for additional federal government funding opportunities at grants.gov.

Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment Program
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