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  • 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
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Discusses Pending Supreme Court Health Care Decision on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers
    Jun 25, 2012  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) on Sunday appeared on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers program to discuss the Supreme Court’s pending decision on ObamaCare, as well as House Republicans’ commitment to repeal the law and advance commonsense, step-by-step reforms that lowe... More
  • Obama Policies Stunting Job Growth, Stalling Economic Recovery
    Jun 21, 2012  - The Bureau of Labor Statistics this week reported a significant drop in job openings, indicating America’s employers are hesitant to invest in and expand their businesses. Adding insult to injury, economists at Stanford University and the University of Chicago released a new chart on Tuesday showing... More
  • Obama Economy Gets a Failing Grade; Half of College Graduates Can’t Find Work
    Apr 25, 2012  - After delivering speeches at the University of North Carolina and the University of Colorado yesterday, President Obama heads to the University of Iowa today to rally the youth vote and promote his proposal to enact a one-year freeze on Stafford Loan interest rates. Missing from the speeches and pol... More
  • Republican Workforce Leaders Join Legal Fight Against Job-Destroying Micro-Unions
    Apr 24, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) this week joined Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Ranking Member Michael B. Enzi (R-WY) and Senate Subcommittee on ... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on "Reviewing the Impact of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ Regulatory and Enforcement Actions"
    Apr 18, 2012  - Roughly one out of every five workers is currently employed by a federal contractor, providing services ranging from construction and IT management to the acquisition of office supplies. Drawing from the experience and expertise of the private-sector workforce helps ensure federal projects are carri... More
  • NLRB Reflects on “Another Year of Excellent” Work
    Mar 13, 2012  - Without a great deal of fanfare, National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon recently released a report that amounts to his annual performance review. Solomon is responsible for investigating and prosecuting violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), as well as ove... More