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Foxx Welcomes New Committee Members, Announces Subcommittee Leadership for 115th Congress

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today released the roster of new Republican members who will serve on the committee in the 115th Congress. Chairwoman Foxx also announced the members who will serve as chairs of the four standing subcommittees. “We have assembled a strong team to advance the commonsense solutions our nation’s workers, students, families, and small businesses urgently need,” Chairwoman Foxx said. “This committee will play...

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Relief From Obamacare: The Time Is Now

Warnings of Obamacare’s negative effects fell on deaf ears as the law made a disastrous debut and upended the health care stability of millions of Americans. In 2013, President Obama claimed the law would expand healthcare choices, saying: This law means more choice, more competition, lower costs for millions of Americans. More choices and competition? The reality is insurers are rapidly exiting Obamacare marketplaces in states across the country — leaving Americans with fewer options, and in s...

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Debate on Resolution to Provide Legislative Tools Needed to Repeal Obamacare, Transition to Patient-Centered System

Today, we take the next step in the process of providing the American people a better way on health care. We’ve all heard from constituents and families struggling to get by as they suffer the consequences of the fatally-flawed health care law. In my home state of North Carolina, the average Obamacare premium has increased by a staggering 40 percent. Terry from Advance, North Carolina, is a 70-year old retiree. But now he’s working part-time just to help pay his wife’s health care premiums, whic...

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Foxx: It’s Time to Provide the American People Relief

Today, the House of Representatives will take the next step in the process of repealing Obamacare and providing a stable transition to a patient-centered health care system. Moments ago on the House floor, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, urged her colleagues to support a resolution that would provide Congress the tools necessary to repeal the fatally-flawed health care law and transition to a patient-centered system. Chairwoman Foxx sh...

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Foxx Applauds Senate Passage of Budget Resolution, Taking Next Step to Repeal Failed Health Care Law

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after the Senate passed the FY2017 budget resolution, including legislative tools aimed at providing relief from the president’s failed health care law: This vote marks the next step in an important process to repeal Obamacare and provide a stable transition to a patient-centered health care system. The American people refuse to accept the unsustainable status quo. Relief i...

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Obamacare Failures By the Numbers

Relief from the president’s failed government takeover of health care is finally on the way. This week, Congress will take the next step in the process of repealing Obamacare and providing a stable transition to a patient-centered health care system. Still, there are those who prefer the failed status quo of dwindling choices and soaring costs and have chosen to deny the facts. Here are the numbers that explain how the status quo is creating hardship for working families and small business owner...

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While Republicans Work to Provide Relief, Democrats Rally to Defend Failed Health Care Law

It’s a new year with new opportunities to deliver real solutions that will improve the lives of the American people. That is precisely what Republicans are aiming to do, taking early action to rein in an onslaught of regulations that is crushing America’s families and small businesses. Unfortunately, there are some in Washington who are gearing up to fight for the failed status quo. Just this week, President Obama and congressional Democrats huddled to discuss their defense of the disastrous hea...

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