• 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
  • Stefanik Statement: Markup of Committee Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 30, 2015  - For more than five years, the president’s health care law has failed to produce the kind of health care system the American people deserve. While the Obama administration continues to tout the “benefits” of its government takeover of health care, hardworking men and women across the country have bee... More
  • *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Committee to Mark Up Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 28, 2015  - On Wednesday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider a reconciliation proposal introduced pursuant to S.Con.Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016. The markup will take place in r... More
  • Kline Statement on Supreme Court’s Health Care Decision
    Jun 25, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell: The president’s health care law has led to higher costs, fewer jobs, and tremendous uncertainty for families and small businesse... More
  • Kline Statement on EEOC Guidance for Wellness Programs
    Apr 16, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance concerning employee wellness programs: This agency’s recent hostility toward employee wellness programs is contrary to ... More