The U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor, chaired by California Representative George Miller (pictured, courtesy of the House Committee) is going past midnight in their “markup session.” They are broadcasting on a live webcast.
There are lots of other Californians on this Committee, including Democrats Woolsey and Dave, and Republicans McKeon, Hunter and McClintock, all who have been active in the amendment process.
Both this committee, and the Ways and Means Committee, are expected to vote out their parts of the bill in the next day or so.
There is more consideration, through early next week–and more drama–at the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by California Rep. Henry Waxman. The Committee has enough conservative “Blue Dog” members that they may force changes to the bill. Stay tuned…