Updates from the DC Office
On April 16, 2015, the Senate HELP Committee unanimously passed the Every Child Achieves Act.
Chairman Lamar Alexander noted that over the course of the three-day markup, the Committee considered 57 amendments, agreed to 29 and defeated 8. 28 were withdrawn and are expected to be resubmitted on the Senate floor. Of the 29 amendments that were adopted, 5 were submitted by Republicans and 24 by Democrats.