• President Signs Resolution to Protect Retirement Savers
    Apr 14, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statements after President Trump signed H. J. Res 67 into law. The resolution closes one of two regulatory loopholes that would allow states and localitie... More
  • Foxx Statement on the President's Address to Congress
    Feb 28, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress: Tonight the president outlined a positive vision for our country, one that reflects the renewed hope a... More
  • ICYMI: Repealing Labor's Double Standard
    Feb 28, 2017  - Congress is making important progress rolling back the regulatory onslaught that has been crushing families and small businesses in recent years, and the Committee on Education and the Workforce continues to help lead the way. Most recently, Reps. Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Francis Rooney (R-FL) champi... More
  • ICYMI: New Opportunities to Help Students, Workers, and Job Creators
    Feb 16, 2017  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) What a difference an election can make. Across the country, there is renewed hope and confidence in the future. Expectations are high, as they should be. Now it’s time to do the hard work necessary to live up to those expectations. For eight years, families and small bu... More
  • Protecting Retirement Savers, Taxpayers, and Small Businesses
    Feb 15, 2017  - THE PROBLEM: For decades, there has been a uniform set of federal policies governing employer-provided retirement plans to ensure clear rules of the road for employers to follow and strong protections for America’s workers and retirees. However, in 2016, the Obama administration finalized regulatio... More
  • Walberg Statement: Debate on H. J. Res. 66
    Feb 15, 2017  - I rise today in strong support of H. J. Res 66, a resolution to protect retirement savers. During the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor created a regulatory loophole that threatens the retirement security of working families. We are here today to use Congress’s authori... More
  • An Opportunity to Protect Retirement Security
    Feb 14, 2017  - House Republicans are continuing an effort to roll back some of the most harmful rules and regulations finalized in the last days of the Obama administration. We’ve already taken steps to support small businesses and our Armed Forces and acted to rein in the federal role in education. So what’s nex... More