• 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
  • Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL): A Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Jun 8, 2016  - “The answer to the welfare crisis is work, jobs, self-sufficiency, and family integrity; not a massive new extension of welfare.” Those aren’t the words of a southern, conservative Republican in 2016. Instead, those are the words of liberal, former New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968. Far too o... More
  • Kline: This Is a Better Way to Give People Hope and Opportunity
    Jun 7, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN)—along with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other House Republicans—this morning unveiled an initiative to lift people out of poverty and onto the ladder of opportunity. Developed by the Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward... More
  • Republicans Unveil A Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Jun 7, 2016  - Today, at House of Help City of Hope in Anacostia, Republicans unveiled an initiative aimed at lifting people out of poverty and onto the ladder of opportunity. It is the first plank of A Better Way, a bold policy agenda to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges. Our plan—available now at b... More
  • Kline Statement on May Jobs Report
    Jun 3, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for May 2016: This jobs report is deeply troubling and the latest sign that our country is heading in the wrong direction. Millions of Americ... More
  • #CTE Graduate: I Am the American Dream
    May 17, 2016  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing to discuss ways to strengthen the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Also known as the Perkins Act, the law supports state and local career and technical education (CTE) programs th... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on “Helping Students Succeed by Strengthening the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act”
    May 17, 2016  - Through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the federal government supports state and local programs designed to prepare high school and community college students for technical careers. These programs offer students the knowledge and training they need to compete in the workforc... More