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  • 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
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Committee to Examine NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 4, 2014  - On Wednesday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Bu... More
  • Hearing Reviews Benefits of Self-Insured Plans
    Feb 26, 2014  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing entitled, “Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans through Self-Insurance.” During the hearing, members discussed the positive benefits enjoyed by workers and employers pa... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on "Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans through Self-Insurance"
    Feb 26, 2014  - Rising health care costs remains a significant challenge for workers and job creators nationwide. According to a survey released by the National Small Business Association, 91 percent of employers reported higher costs at their most recent health insurance renewal; one in four experienced cost incre... More
  • Kline, Foxx Question President's Higher Education Executive Actions
    Feb 12, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today sent a letter to President Barack Obama seeking information on his plans to use executive authority to advance the administration’s... More
  • Kline Statement on Executive Order Affecting Federal Contractors
    Feb 12, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after President Obama signed an executive order affecting federal contractor employees: The president’s failed policies are crushing working families with high unemployment, rising health care costs... More
  • Committee Leaders Request Details about Obama Administration’s Higher Education Executive Actions
    Feb 12, 2014  - Dear Mr. President: On January 16, 2014 the White House convened a summit with more than 100 college and university leaders and 40 non-profit organizations to discuss opportunities to expand access to higher education for low-income students. We share the goal of strengthening federal policy to ens... More
  • DOL Revokes Controversial Family-Farming Guidance
    Feb 11, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following joint statement after the Department of Labor announced in a letter to the committee the withdrawal of controversial enforcement guidanc... More
  • Kline, Roe Statements on Latest Unilateral ObamaCare Delay
    Feb 10, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) released the following statements after the Obama administration announced its latest ObamaCare delay: “Another unilateral delay of the employer... More
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