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  • Kline Statement: Hearing on "The Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Schools, Colleges, and Universities"
    Nov 14, 2013  - Since former Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously declared we had to pass the president’s health care plan to learn what was in it, we continue to discover disturbing details. We’ve learned health care costs are going up, not down. Politico reports “consumers are suffering from sticker shock” and the Assoc... More
  • ***HAPPENING NOW*** Hearing on ObamaCare's Impact on Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 14, 2013  - LIVE Webcast - Click here to watch the LIVE webcast of the hearing. Opening Statement of House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (remarks as prepared): Since former Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously declared we had to pass the president’s health care plan to learn what was in it... More
  • Kline Statement on ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers
    Nov 13, 2013  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Obama administration announced enrollment figures for the health care exchanges: The dismal enrollment figures released by the administration are further proof the president’s health ca... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Examine Impact of ObamaCare on Nation’s Schools
    Nov 12, 2013  - On Thursday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “The Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Schools, Colleges, and Universities.” The hearing will take place in room 2... More
  • ICYMI: Labor might have just gotten a pass on an ObamaCare fee
    Nov 7, 2013  - The Obama administration may have an early Christmas gift for their Big Labor friends. In recent months union leaders have repeatedly voiced their concerns with President Obama’s health care law. At a September convention in Los Angeles, members of the AFL-CIO approved a resolution describing the h... More
  • Left Turn: ObamaCare Creates New Hurdles for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 6, 2013  - Each day we learn more about the devastating effects of the presidents health care law. From website glitches and privacy concerns to cancelled health plans and higher premiums, the laws fatal flaws are exceedingly obvious. And the problems in the law arent just hurting families, businesses, and wor... More
  • Committee Investigates Role of Worker Centers in ObamaCare Enrollment
    Nov 1, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today asked the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide information concerning the role of worker centers in implementing the Pati... More
  • Committee Requests Information on Role of Workers Centers Implementing Health Care Law
    Nov 1, 2013  - Dear Secretary Sebelius: We understand worker centers have received federal taxpayer grants under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to serve as navigators. Accordingly, we are investigating the funding and activities of worker centers. To further this investigation, we ask you ... More
  • You Can Keep Your Health Plan*
    Oct 31, 2013  - President Obama has intoned "if you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan" hundreds if not thousands of times. Sometimes he has even added that "no one will take it away, no matter what" or "nothing will change, period." But now that reality is repudiating the President's unequivocal... More
  • Then vs. Now: You can't take it with you
    Oct 29, 2013  - THEN: "If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period." President Barack Obama NOW: “Millions of Americans are getting their health insurance cancelled under the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration has known for about three years that this would... More
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