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  1. Senator Leads Effort for $600M for New Section 202 Homes in FY22

    Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has begun circulating a “dear colleague” letter among all Senate offices, asking senators to join his letter to the Senate HUD appropriations subcommittee in support of $600 million for new Section 202 homes in the fiscal year 2022 HUD appropriations bill, and for full renewal funding for Section ...

  2. Senate Hearing: HUD Staffing, Service Coordinators

    On June 10, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies held a hearing on HUD’s fiscal year 2022 budget request. HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge was the sole witness. Subcommittee Chair Brian Schatz (D-HI) welcomed Secretary Fudge to the hearing, saying that ...

  3. LeadingAge Need to Know - 6.11.21

    We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Following are the ...

  4. OSHA Issues Temporary Emergency Standard for Healthcare Settings

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for healthcare settings June 10. The standard focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the virus. In ...

  5. Workforce: House Committee on Education & Labor Examine DOL Priorities, and Highlight the Release of the OSHA Workplace Rules

    The House Education and Labor Committee held a June 9, 2021, hearing titled, “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).” Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, the hearing witness, reflected on how the Biden Administration will respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the American ...