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  • Rep. Messer Introduces Bill to Safeguard Students and Educators from ObamaCare Burdens
    Feb 5, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Member Luke Messer (R-IN) today introduced legislation that would exempt schools, colleges, and universities from the health care law’s employer mandate. The Safeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare’s Obligatory Levies (SCHOOL) Act (H.R. 769) provides rel... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Support for the Save American Workers Act
    Jan 8, 2015  - The House of Representatives debated earlier today the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 30), bipartisan legislation to repeal the health care law’s 30-hour definition of “full-time” employment and restore the traditional 40-hour work week. House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (... More
  • ObamaCare 2.0: Same Old Headaches for Nation's Classrooms
    Nov 24, 2014  - The second year of the ObamaCare open enrollment season has begun and Americans are more displeased than ever with the president’s health care law. Schools, in particular, continue to feel the law’s negative effects, from increased costs to diminished services. In Louisiana, administrators are being... More
  • Left Turn: ObamaCare Still Hurting Working Families
    Oct 10, 2014  - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Billions of dollars wasted on a flawed website. Numerous unilateral actions and administrative delays. And a lot of happy talk. No matter how hard the Obama administration tries, it can’t shield Americans from the devastating consequences of the president’s unpopular health care l... More
  • Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Employee Health Care Protection Act
    Sep 11, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following statements after the House passed H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act: “The president promised time and again i... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on "The Effects of the President’s Health Care Law on Indiana’s Classrooms and Workplaces"
    Sep 4, 2014  - Before joining Congress, I spent more than 30 years practicing medicine. As a doctor I experienced firsthand a health care system that is the envy of the world, one that has helped improve the lives of countless men, women, and children. But I also learned our health care system isn’t perfect. In ma... More
  • Congress Coming to Greenfield
    Sep 2, 2014  - The open enrollment period for insurance plans mandated by the Affordable Care Act is just months away. For most Hoosiers, that means a bigger bite out of their monthly budgets next year. Health insurance premiums in Indiana will go up an average of 13% in 2015 according to a study conducted by the... More
  • Unemployed by ObamaCare
    Aug 22, 2014  - The president’s policies are hurting working families, and a leading culprit is the fatally flawed health care law. In September, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) will hold a field hearing in Indiana to examine ObamaCare's impact on schools and workplace... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Roe to Hold Indiana Field Hearing on Health Care Challenges Facing Schools and Workplaces
    Aug 21, 2014  - On Thursday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m., Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) will hold a field hearing entitled, “The Effects of the President’s Health Care Law on Indiana’s Classrooms and Workplaces.” The hearing will take place at Greenfield City Hall, ... More
  • Strengthening Our Commitment to Victims of Youth Trafficking
    Jul 11, 2014  - THE PROBLEM: Each year, an estimated 300,000 youth may become victims of sex trafficking, while other youth are forced into hard labor and drug trafficking. Runaway and homeless youth are especially at risk of falling victim to sex trafficking. Approximately one out seven runaway youth reported to ... More
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