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  • Obama's unfair union-election tilt
    Mar 28, 2014  - ​By Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives John Kline (R-MN) and Phil Roe (R-TN) The president is waging a public-relations campaign about income inequality in this country, but rather than focus on growing the economy and encouraging businesses to hire, this administration has fallen b... More
  • House, Senate Leaders Introduce Legislative Response to NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 27, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), today introduced legislation that will protect ... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on "Reviewing the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal for the Department of Labor"
    Mar 26, 2014  - The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the president’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Department of Labor. However, as is often the case, budget hearings are about more than dollars and cents. As the old saying goes, budgets are about priorities. Naturally, budget hearings provide Con... More
  • Five Questions for the Secretary of Labor
    Mar 25, 2014  - Tomorrow Labor Secretary Thomas Perez will testify before the House Education and the Workforce Committee on the department’s budget and policy priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. This will be the secretary’s first appearance before the committee since his confirmation, so committee members are... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Kline Announces Budget Hearing with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
    Mar 20, 2014  - On Wednesday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Reviewing the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal for the Department of Labor.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn Ho... More
  • Members Denounce New Gainful Employment Regulation
    Mar 14, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) criticized the Department of Education’s new draft of the gainful employment regulation, noting the regulati... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to President’s FLSA Memorandum
    Mar 13, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) issued the following statement after President Obama directed Secretary Thomas Perez to review federal policies governing overtime pay: Today millions of American... More
  • Walberg Statement: "H.R. 3633, the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act"
    Mar 13, 2014  - I’d like to welcome our guests and thank our witnesses for being with us as we discuss H.R. 3633, the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act. The bill is the result of the committee’s continued oversight of the Department of Labor, which shed light on an unprecede... More
  • New Report Confirms Education Department Failures in Student Loan Rehabilitation
    Mar 12, 2014  - Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the release of a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that confirms Republican concerns about the Department of Education’s management of the student loan rehabilita... More
  • Committee Examines NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 5, 2014  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule.” During the hearing, members discussed how a proposed rule by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) w... More
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