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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Left Turn: Schools and Colleges Continue to Struggle under ObamaCare’s Burdensome Mandates
    May 28, 2014  - It’s no secret the president’s health care law is making life difficult for working families. Many of the ObamaCare problems plaguing the nation’s workplaces – lower wages, loss of existing coverage, higher costs – are emerging in classrooms across the country as well. To learn more about the conseq... More
  • Kline Applauds House Passage of Save American Workers Act
    Apr 3, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 2575), legislation to restore the 40-hour work week under President Obama’s health care law: The president’s health care... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Support for the Save American Workers Act
    Apr 2, 2014  - This week the House of Representatives is considering the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 2575), bipartisan legislation to repeal the health care law’s 30-hour definition of “full-time” employment and restore the traditional 40-hour work week. Moments ago House Education and Workforce Committee Chai... More
  • Kline Statement: H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act
    Apr 2, 2014  - I have the privilege of serving as chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. As the name suggests, the committee has broad jurisdiction over policies affecting our nation’s classrooms and workplaces. It goes without saying that both face difficult challenges today. Budget constrai... More
  • Save American Workers Act Helps Protect Schools from Flawed Health Care Law
    Apr 2, 2014  - ObamaCare continues to harm American families through canceled plans, lower wages, and skyrocketing costs. This week the House will vote on a bill to provide relief from one of the law’s most onerous provisions. The Save American Workers Act (H.R. 2575) will repeal ObamaCare’s 30-hour definition of ... More
  • Kline, Roe Statements on ObamaCare Anniversary
    Mar 21, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) released the following statements recognizing the fourth anniversary of President Obama’s health care law: “The president’s health care law is h... More
  • Walberg Statement: "H.R. 3633, the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act"
    Mar 13, 2014  - I’d like to welcome our guests and thank our witnesses for being with us as we discuss H.R. 3633, the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act. The bill is the result of the committee’s continued oversight of the Department of Labor, which shed light on an unprecede... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Examine Bill to Protect Health Care Providers from Executive Overreach
    Mar 11, 2014  - On Thursday, March 13 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a hearing on the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act (H.R. 3633). The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office ... More
  • New Reports Highlight ObamaCare Burdens for Workers and Employers
    Mar 7, 2014  - From lower wages to skyrocketing costs, the president’s health care law is wreaking havoc on America’s workplaces. The administration has tried desperately to disguise ObamaCare’s harmful effects by changing or delaying portions of the law through executive fiat, but no delay can truly ease the pain... More
  • Hearing Reviews Benefits of Self-Insured Plans
    Feb 26, 2014  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing entitled, “Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans through Self-Insurance.” During the hearing, members discussed the positive benefits enjoyed by workers and employers pa... More
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