• House Continues Effort to Repeal ObamaCare
    Feb 2, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement regarding today's House vote to override President Obama’s veto of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) : The American people deserve better than the fl... More
  • Committee Conducts Oversight of Child Abuse Prevention Policies
    Jan 15, 2016  - Dear Secretary Burwell: The Department of Health and Human Services is tasked with coordinating and administering the federal government’s efforts to prevent child abuse. We are deeply concerned the Department may not be properly enforcing the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA or the ... More
  • House Votes to Dismantle ObamaCare
    Jan 6, 2016  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today released the following statements after the House passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762), a bill to dism... More
  • Promoting Americans' Health Care Priorities
    Jan 6, 2016  - The House will vote today on a bill to dismantle ObamaCare, continuing an effort to roll back the flawed health care law that is wreaking havoc on working families, small business owners, and students. Rather than help Americans receive the care they want and need, ObamaCare has led to: Higher costs... More
  • Clinton’s Reality Check
    Dec 17, 2015  - Republicans have long warned of the harmful consequences of ObamaCare – consequences that include higher costs, less access to trusted health care providers, and fewer full-time jobs. After years of living in denial, it seems some leading Democrats are starting to face reality. At a recent event in ... More
  • Sweet 16
    Nov 3, 2015  - In the five years since it was enacted, ObamaCare has led to higher costs, fewer full-time jobs, and less access to trusted health care providers. That’s why House Republicans have continued working to dismantle a flawed law that is wreaking havoc on working families and small businesses. Democrats ... More
  • Kline, Roe Applaud House-Passed Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Dismantle ObamaCare
    Oct 23, 2015  - The House of Representatives today passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762) by a vote of 240 to 189. The legislation combines recommendations from the House committees on Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means to dismantle ObamaC... More
  • School Is Closed
    Oct 15, 2015  - Less than two months into the school year, Clay County, Tennessee, students and teachers are back at home – not for “Fall Break” – for the foreseeable future. That’s right. All three of the district’s schools are closed, forcing more than 1,000 students to lose valuable learning time. What contribut... More
  • Committee Approves Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 30, 2015  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved a reconciliation proposal introduced pursuant to S. Con. Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016. By repealing the so-called auto-enrollment mandate in the president’s ... More
  • Kline Statement: Markup of Committee Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 30, 2015  - Since the Republican majority began nearly five years ago, Speaker Boehner has urged every one of us to make the people’s priorities our priorities. That is what this committee has always tried to do, and today’s effort is no different. In fact, the reconciliation process presents an opportunity to ... More