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House Education Committee Staffers Get New Power This Congress - Politics K-12 - Education Week

House Education Committee Staffers Get New Power This Congress - Politics K-12 - Education Week:

House Education Committee Staffers Get New Power This Congress


The new session of Congress means new rules. Amid the turnover accompanying the 115th Congress, you might have missed changes to staff investigative authority that affects the Education and Workforce Committee in the House of Representatives. Just how, and whether, the education panel chooses to use it remains to be seen.
Here's a quick overview of these shifts to what's known as Staff Deposition Authority, as Bloomberg reported last month: In the new session of Congress, majority staff members on the education committee and all other House committees except two (the committees on rules and administration) will have the power to...House Education Committee Staffers Get New Power This Congress - Politics K-12 - Education Week:

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