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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Kline Statement on ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers
    Nov 13, 2013  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Obama administration announced enrollment figures for the health care exchanges: The dismal enrollment figures released by the administration are further proof the president’s health ca... More
  • Left Turn: ObamaCare Creates New Hurdles for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 6, 2013  - Each day we learn more about the devastating effects of the presidents health care law. From website glitches and privacy concerns to cancelled health plans and higher premiums, the laws fatal flaws are exceedingly obvious. And the problems in the law arent just hurting families, businesses, and wor... More
  • Committee Investigates Role of Worker Centers in ObamaCare Enrollment
    Nov 1, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today asked the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide information concerning the role of worker centers in implementing the Pati... More
  • Committee Requests Information on Role of Workers Centers Implementing Health Care Law
    Nov 1, 2013  - Dear Secretary Sebelius: We understand worker centers have received federal taxpayer grants under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to serve as navigators. Accordingly, we are investigating the funding and activities of worker centers. To further this investigation, we ask you ... More
  • You Can Keep Your Health Plan*
    Oct 31, 2013  - President Obama has intoned "if you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan" hundreds if not thousands of times. Sometimes he has even added that "no one will take it away, no matter what" or "nothing will change, period." But now that reality is repudiating the President's unequivocal... More
  • Kline Urges Senate to Reject Griffin Nomination
    Oct 29, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) released the following statement urging the Senate to reject the nomination of Richard Griffin as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board: The Senate should unanimously reject the nomination of Richard Griffin for g... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Supports Bill to Protect Retirement Security of America's Workers
    Oct 29, 2013  - Today the House of Representatives is considering the Retail Investor Protection Act (H.R. 2374), bipartisan legislation to help protect the retirement security of hardworking Americans. Federal law has long provided clear guidance to determine whether someone who provides retirement services is hel... More
  • Then vs. Now: You can't take it with you
    Oct 29, 2013  - THEN: "If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period." President Barack Obama NOW: “Millions of Americans are getting their health insurance cancelled under the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration has known for about three years that this would... More
  • Is Secretary Sebelius still excited?
    Oct 22, 2013  - President Obama attempted yesterday to address the “outrageous” rollout of his signature health care law, but his speech missed the mark. Ron Fournier of National Journal told MSNBC viewers the president “diminish[ed] the significance of what’s been happening” and ”doesn’t really take full responsib... More
  • Committee Requests Information on OFCCP’s New Hiring Policies for Federal Contractors
    Sep 20, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) have requested information on two rules finalized by the Department of Labor affecting the nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements of federal contra... More
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