• Foxx Statement on American Health Care Act
    Mar 24, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act: We made a promise to deliver the free-market, patient-centered health care reforms the American people deserve, and today’s actions do no... More
  • ICYMI: Save Small Business from Obamacare
    Mar 22, 2017  - Save Small Business from Obamacare By Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Tim Walberg (R-MI) Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini warned last month that the Affordable Care Act is in a “death spiral.” Because ObamaCare is failing, we are debating how best to repeal and replace it. But amid this debate, it’s important... More
  • What They’re Saying: “Small Business Health Fairness Act” Is Good for Workers and Job Creators
    Mar 22, 2017  - Faced with rising costs and limited choices, workers are struggling to find the health care coverage they and their families need. And those employed by our nation’s small businesses face particularly tough challenges. Since 2008, the share of small businesses with less than 10 employees offering he... More
  • Providing a Better Way on Health Care for Small Businesses, Working Families
    Mar 21, 2017  - Under Obamacare, small businesses have been hit hard by flawed mandates and soaring costs. An American Action Forum study reported: Since [Obamacare] became law, among small businesses, the rise in premiums has been associated with $19 billion in lost wages, 10,130 fewer business establishments, an... More
  • Setting the Record Straight: Q&A on Voluntary Employee Wellness Programs
    Mar 16, 2017  - Voluntary employee wellness plans have long helped lower health care costs for working families and promote the health and wellbeing of employees. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H... More
  • Committee Advances Reforms to Expand Affordable Health Care Coverage for Working Families
    Mar 8, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today approved a number of legislative proposals to expand affordable health care for working families and promote a healthy workforce. The bills — the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101), introduce... More
  • Byrne Statement: Markup of H.R. 1313, the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
    Mar 8, 2017  - Obamacare has been a disaster for working families. For years, workers have struggled to make ends meet and small businesses have struggled to keep their doors open due to the law’s harmful consequences. From increased costs to limited choices, the flawed 2010 health care law has made it more diffi... More