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 Week of January 13, 2020

• This week, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate are in session for legislative business. Later in the week, the House is expected to consider House Joint Resolution 76, a Congressional Review Act resolution that would nullify the U.S. Department of Education’s recently finalized rule on borrower defense to repayment, leaving the Obama-era rule in place.

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.,the Federal Reserve releases its Beige Book. Eight times a year, the Fed releases its Beige Book, a summary of current economic conditions for the 12 Federal Reserve Districts based on anecdotal information gathered through reports from Bank and Branch Directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and other sources

This Friday, is the deadline to take advantage of the hotel room block at The W Hotel for the NCHER Legislative and Leadership Conference, which will be held on February 3-5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Attendees can make their hotel reservations by calling the hotel at (202) 661-2400 or by clicking here. The conference is the first opportunity to hear about federal and state developments impacting the higher education finance industry and to meet with the House and Senate leadership, the House and Senate Education Committee leadership, and Administration officials on your organization's advocacy priorities. Register today!

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