With the Senate omnibus higher-ed bill is set to hit the floor at 11 a.m., I’ve noted that neither the Dream Act nor the medical amnesty legislation is in either omnibus bill. I’ve heard from a couple of higher-ed lobbyists that they may stand on their own as bills, but it’s still unclear.
I’ve got a few calls out.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.