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Oct 19, 2023

Hosts Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer discuss the House speaker race and its implications for the packed agenda—such as the ongoing spending battle—in Congress, as well as its impact on the Biden administration. Then Heidi Tseu, ACE’s newly appointed assistant vice president of national engagement, drops by to talk about the increased scrutiny higher education is facing at the state level.  

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

Jordan Defeated Again for Speaker as Republican Stalemate Deepens
The New York Times (sub. req.) | Oct. 18, 2023

As House Goes Into Second Weekend Without New Speaker, Moderate House Democrats Propose Expanding Temporary Speaker’s Powers
CBS News | Oct. 15, 2023

Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education 2023-2024
U.S. Department of Education

Ed Department: Mass Loan Cancellation Is off the Table
Inside Higher Ed | Oct. 11, 2023

Education Department Offers More Insights Into New Debt Relief Plan
Inside Higher Ed | Oct. 12, 2023

House Bill Would Overhaul Foreign Gift Reporting Requirements
Inside Higher Ed | Oct. 12, 2023

ACE Launches Office on National Engagement
ACE | Sept. 11, 2023