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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Committee Leaders Request Information on PPACA's Effect on the Wages of American Workers
    Mar 19, 2013  - Dear Acting-Secretary Harris: We are concerned by employer comments recently summarized by the Federal Reserve regarding the potential impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on hiring. On March 6, 2013 the Federal Reserve published its Summary of COmmentary on Current Econo... More
  • New Report Documents President’s Executive Overreach in Education, Workforce Issues
    Oct 24, 2012  - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) this week released a report titled “The Imperial Presidency” that highlights the Obama administration’s pattern of executive overreach. “The president’s disturbing track record of legislating by executive fiat is simply unacceptable. I applaud Majority Leader... More
  • Labor Department Fails to Provide the Facts on WARN Act “Guidance”
    Aug 27, 2012  - Nonpartisan budget experts have warned the country could plunge into another recession if steps aren’t taken to prevent massive tax increases and restore spending discipline in Washington, D.C. House Republicans have taken action to stop looming tax hikes, reduce regulatory uncertainty, and help get... More
  • Committee Leaders Seek Information on Taxpayer-Funded Ad Campaign for Failed Stimulus Program
    Aug 24, 2012  - Dear Secretary Solis: The appropriate expenditure of taxpayer funds by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is of the utmost importance to the committee. This week, multiple news sources have reported that in September 2009 DOL spent $495,000 in so-called “stimulus” funding to hire a public relations... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Committee Republicans Call for Full Repeal of ObamaCare
    Jul 11, 2012  - The House of Representatives will vote today on legislation to strike down the president’s job-destroying health care law. House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans spoke in support of private-sector job growth and lower health care costs by urging a "yes" vote on the Repeal of ObamaCa... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Committee Republicans Call for Full Repeal of ObamaCare
    Jul 11, 2012  - The House of Representatives will vote today on legislation to strike down the president’s job-destroying health care law. House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans spoke in support of private-sector job growth and lower health care costs by urging a “yes” vote on the Repeal of ObamaCa... More
  • Kline: ObamaCare is Destroying Jobs and Raising Costs
    Jul 10, 2012  - The House of Representatives is currently considering legislation to strike down the president’s job-destroying health care law. As chairman of a committee with jurisdiction over the 2010 health care law, Rep. John Kline (R-MN) urged his colleagues to stand with the American people and support the R... More
  • Kline Statement: H.R. 6079, the Repeal of ObamaCare Act
    Jul 10, 2012  - On June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the American people. In a sharply divided opinion, the court upheld the president’s decision to tax individuals who don’t purchase government-approved health insurance. If Washington can dictate that private citizens must buy health insu... More
  • Dr. Roe Urges Support for ObamaCare Repeal Bill
    Jul 10, 2012  - As the House of Representatives prepares to consider legislation to strike down the president’s job-destroying health care law, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) testified in front of the House Rules Committee to urge support for the Repeal of Oba... More
  • ObamaCare Bad for Job Creators and Workers
    Jun 28, 2012  - Today the U.S. Supreme Court released its much awaited ruling on the 2010 health care law. Unfortunately, the court’s decision leaves in place a costly and unworkable health care scheme that continues to hurt families, workers, and job creators. Employers play a central role in the nation’s health c... More
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