Members

Rep. Virginia Foxx, North Carolina (Chair)Rep. Joe Wilson, South Carolina (Vice Chair)Rep. Duncan Hunter, California
Rep. David P. Roe, Tennessee
Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, Pennsylvania
Rep. Tim Walberg, Michigan
Rep. Brett Guthrie, Kentucky
Rep. Todd Rokita, Indiana
Rep. Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania
Rep. Luke Messer, Indiana
Rep. Bradley Byrne, Alabama
Rep. David Brat, Virginia
Rep. Glenn Grothman, Wisconsin
Rep. Steve Russell, Oklahoma
Rep. Elise Stefanik, New York
Rep. Rick W. Allen, Georgia 
Rep. Jason Lewis, Minnesota
Rep. Francis Rooney, Florida
Rep. Paul Mitchell, Michigan
Rep. Tom Garrett, Jr., Virginia
Rep. Lloyd K. Smucker, Pennsylvania
Rep. A. Drew Ferguson, IV, Georgia            

Robert C. “Bobby” Scott
(Ranking Member), Virginia
Rep. Susan A. Davis, California
Rep Raúl M. Grijalva, Arizona
Rep. Joe Courtney, Connecticut
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio
Rep. Jared Polis, Colorado
Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Northern Mariana Islands
Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, Florida
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon
Rep. Mark Takano, California
Rep. Alma S. Adams, North Carolina
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, California
Rep. Donald Norcross, New Jersey
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Illinois
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, New Hampshire
Rep. Adriano Espaillat, New York

 


Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

Todd Rokita, Indiana (Chairman)
Duncan Hunter, California
David P. Roe, Tennessee
Glenn "GT" Thompson, Pennsylvania
Luke Messer, Indiana
David Brat, Virginia
Tom Garrett, Jr., Virginia

Jared Polis, Colorado (Ranking Member)
Raúl M. Grijalva, Arizona
Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio
Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon
Susan A. Davis, California            
Frederica S. Wilson, Florida        


Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development

Brett Guthrie, Kentucky (Chairman)
Glenn "GT" Thompson, Pennsylvania
Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania
Luke Messer, Indiana
Bradley Byrne, Alabama
Glenn Grothman, Wisconsin
Elise Stefanik, New York
Rick W. Allen, Georgia
Jason Lewis, Minnesota
Paul Mitchell, Michigan
Tom Garrett, Jr., Virginia
Lloyd K. Smucker, Pennsylvania

Susan A. Davis, California (Ranking Member)
Joe Courtney, Connecticut
Alma S. Adams, North Carolina
Mark DeSaulnier, California
Raja Krishnamoorthi, Illinois
Jared Polis, Colorado
Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Northern Mariana Islands
Mark Takano, California
Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware
Adriano Espaillat, New York


Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

Bradley Byrne, Alabama (Chairman)
Joe Wilson, South Carolina
Duncan Hunter, California
David Brat, Virginia
Glenn Grothman, Wisconsin
Elise Stefanik, New York
Francis Rooney, Florida
A. Drew Ferguson, IV, Georgia

Mark Takano, California (Ranking Member)
Raúl M. Grijalva, Arizona
Alma S. Adams, North Carolina
Mark DeSaulnier, California    
Donald Norcross, New Jersey
Raja Krishnamoorthi, Illinois
Carol Shea-Porter, New Hampshire


Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Tim Walberg, Michigan (Chairman)
Joe Wilson, South Carolina
David P. Roe, Tennessee
Todd Rokita, Indiana
Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania
Rick W. Allen, Georgia
Jason Lewis, Minnesota 
Francis Rooney, Florida
Paul Mitchell, Michigan
Lloyd K. Smucker, Pennsylvania
A. Drew Ferguson, IV, Georgia

Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Northern Mariana Islands(Ranking Member)
Frederica S. Wilson, Florida
Donald Norcross, New Jersey
Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware
Carol Shea-Porter, New Hampshire
Adriano Espaillat, New York
Joe Courtney, Connecticut
Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio           
Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon


Note: Additional information about subcommittee assignments will be provided at a later date.


Jurisdiction

The House Education and the Workforce Committee oversees programs that affect all Americans, from early learning and higher education to job training and retirement security. The following programs and policies fall within the committee’s jurisdiction:

Education and Human Services Policy

  • Elementary and secondary education initiatives including the No Child Left Behind Act, school choice for low-income families, special education (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), and teacher quality and training;
  • Higher education programs, including the Higher Education Act, which supports college access for low- and middle-income students and helps families pay for college;
  • Job training, adult education, and workforce development initiatives, including those under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), which help local communities train and retrain workers;
  • Early childhood care and preschool education programs, including Head Start and the Child Care and Development Block Grant;
  • Career and technical education programs;
  • School lunch and child nutrition programs;
  • Programs for the care and treatment of at-risk youth, child abuse prevention, and adoption;
  • Programs for older Americans;
  • Educational research and improvement;
  • Work requirements under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program created in the 1996 welfare reform law; and
  • Anti-poverty programs, including the Community Services Block Grant Act and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Workforce Policy

  • Pensions, health care, and other employer-sponsored benefits covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA);
  • Application of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to collective bargaining and union representation;
  • Occupational safety and health and mine safety;
  • Unpaid, job-protected leave as outlined in the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as "comp time" or family friendly work schedules;
  • Equal employment opportunity and civil rights in employment, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
  • Various temporary worker programs under the Immigration and Nationality Act;
  • Wage and hour requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA);
  • Prevailing wage requirements for federal contractors under the Davis-Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act;
  • Workers' compensation for federal employees, energy employees, longshore and harbor employees, and individuals affected by black lung disease; and
  • Matters dealing with employer and employee relations, as well as union transparency (the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act).