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Hamm Consulting Group is happy to announce its partnership with Becker and Poliakoff, an east coast based commercial law firm, to  represent Hennepin County, Minnesota, also home to the City of Minneapolis. Ron Hamm of HCG will provide expertise in the areas of housing, economic and community development, workforce development and human services.  Additional information is provided in this Becker press release....

The UNCW Cameron School of Business (CSB) annually recognizes alumni who have achieved honor and distinction within their professional or personal lives. The awards are presented at the CSB Outstanding Alumni event during Business Week in the spring....

On February 4th, Ron Hamm attended an event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute that featured Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) providing comments on the committee’s agenda for reforming the Higher Education Act (HEA). Senator Alexander presented a potential blueprint and quick timeline for a long-awaited rewrite of the federal law governing higher education.  Since he is retiring at the end of the 116th Congress, he is taking an aggressive approach for what will likely be his last attempt to reauthorize the law. He vowed...

On August 10th, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released a proposed regulation that would repeal Obama’s administration’s gainful employment rule (GE).  The regulation would have withheld federal funding from vocational programs that left graduates struggling to repay student loan debt....