• Fewer Options, Higher Costs
    Nov 15, 2016  - Retirement security is a difficult challenge facing millions of Americans. Unfortunately, misguided regulatory policies often make matters worse. The latest example is the Department of Labor’s flawed "fiduciary" rule. For years, many warned this rule would hurt the very people it’s intended to help... More
  • A Better Way in September
    Sep 30, 2016  - House Republicans have been working to provide Americans A Better Way, moving forward with a bold policy agenda to tackle the country’s challenges. September was no exception, with the Committee on Education and the Workforce advancing positive solutions that will help individuals compete in the wor... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Hearings to Examine K-12 Education Regulatory Proposal, Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 20, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold hearings this week to examine the Department of Education’s “supplement, not supplant” regulatory proposal and a discussion draft to modernize multiemployer pensions. Both hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office B... More
  • Modernizing Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 14, 2016  - Multiemployer pensions as we know them today have been around for nearly 70 years. Of course, a lot has changed since the 1940s, so it’s long past time to bring the pension system into the 21st century. With the right set of reforms, Congress can deliver positive change that will benefit workers, em... More
  • Kline Releases Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 9, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today unveiled a discussion draft of a proposal to modernize the nation’s multiemployer pension system. Part of the committee’s ongoing efforts to strengthen retirement security, the proposal follows years of bip... More
  • Kline Statement on Multiemployer Pension Reports
    Jun 17, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement today after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released two reports documenting the significant challenges facing the multiemployer pension system: These reports put in... More
  • A Change of Course for All Americans
    Jun 14, 2016  - Fewer than one-third of Americans are satisfied with the direction in which the country is moving, and the economy continues to rank as the most important problem we face as a nation. As House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) explained after last month’s troubling job... More