• Protecting America’s Students, Workers, Teachers, & Retirement Savers
    May 19, 2017  - Rolling back the regulatory onslaught of the Obama administration has long been a priority for House Republicans. Through the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate passed — and President Trump signed — 14 resolutions to repeal harmful Obama-era regulations. Members on the House Committee o... More
  • Flawed Fiduciary Rule Would “Hurt the Very People It’s Intended to Help”
    May 18, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a hearing to examine regulatory barriers facing workers and families saving for retirement. Members discussed the need to protect workers and small businesses from the flawed fiduciary rule, w... More
  • Walberg Statement: Hearing on “Regulatory Barriers Facing Workers and Families Saving for Retirement”
    May 18, 2017  - Retirement security is a leading priority for this committee, and one that crosses party lines. After decades of hard work, every American should be able to retire with dignity and peace of mind. Unfortunately, too many Americans are struggling to save for their retirement years. Now more than ever,... More
  • President Signs Resolution Upholding Strong Retirement Protections
    May 18, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, issued the following statements after President Trump signed H. J. Res 66 into law. Authored by Rep. Wal... More
  • 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