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  • New Reports Highlight ObamaCare Burdens for Workers and Employers
    Mar 7, 2014  - From lower wages to skyrocketing costs, the president’s health care law is wreaking havoc on America’s workplaces. The administration has tried desperately to disguise ObamaCare’s harmful effects by changing or delaying portions of the law through executive fiat, but no delay can truly ease the pain... More
  • ObamaCare’s Growing Threat to America’s Education System
    Feb 25, 2014  - The ObamaCare credibility gap continues to grow as new evidence of broken promises comes to light. Despite the administration’s repeated pledge health care reform would not harm employment, the New York Times reports teachers and school workers are already experiencing cuts to hours and income than... More
  • Kline Responds to the State of the Union Address
    Jan 28, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: The president discussed a number of critical challenges that need to be addressed, such as strengthening job training assistance, support... More
  • Students, Schools, and Colleges Struggle with ObamaCare Consequences
    Jan 23, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee is investigating the effects of President Obama's health care law on the nation's schools. Click on the graphic below to read stories collected from news reports, witness testimony, and education stakeholders across the country. Want to share #YourStor... More
  • Kentucky Job Creators Lament Harmful Effects of President Obama’s Health Care Law
    Aug 27, 2013  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a field hearing in Lexington, Kentucky to examine the health care challenges facing workers and employers in the Bluegrass State. Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY), John Yarmuth (D-KY), and An... More
  • Joint Hearing Examines Employer Mandate Delay
    Jul 23, 2013  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a joint hearing to examine the Obama administration’s recent decision to delay enforcement of the health care la... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hearing to Examine Employer Mandate Delay
    Jul 19, 2013  - On Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a joint hearing entitled, “The Employer Mandate: Examining the Delay and its E... More
  • Obama Regulatory Czar Refuses to Testify on Employer Mandate Delay
    Jul 17, 2013  - Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following joint statement today after Howard Shelanski, administrator for the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information an... More
  • Kline Statement: H.R. 2667 and H.R. 2668, Delay Implementation of ObamaCare Mandates
    Jul 17, 2013  - As the attention of the American people turned to celebrating the July Fourth holiday, the Obama administration quietly announced through a blog post on the Treasury Department’s website it would delay enforcement of a vital part of the president’s health care law – the employer mandate. The reason ... More
  • Committee Leaders Reiterate Request for Information on PPACA's Effect on the Wages of American Workers
    Apr 19, 2013  - Dear Acting-Secretary Harris: On March 19, 2013 we requested documents and communications relating to the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) economic analysis of the new tax penalties created under Sections 1513 and 10106 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to better understand ... More
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