• Opportunities to Change Course at EEOC
    May 24, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing to discuss the need for more responsible regulatory and enforcement policies at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). As part of the committee’s ongoing oversight efforts, members reviewed ... More
  • Foxx Statement on Resignation of FSA Official
    May 24, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the resignation of James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA): No one employed by the feder... More
  • Foxx Statement on President's FY 2018 Budget Proposal
    May 23, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after President Trump released his budget for fiscal year 2018: Students, workers, and small businesses cannot succeed in an economy that is crippled by too much government and... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Hearings to Examine Regulatory and Enforcement Policies at EEOC, the Need for Improved Transparency in Higher Education
    May 22, 2017  - This week, members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will participate in hearings examining the policies of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as well as federal requirements intended to promote transparency in higher education. Both hearings will take place in r... More
  • Protecting America’s Students, Workers, Teachers, & Retirement Savers
    May 19, 2017  - Rolling back the regulatory onslaught of the Obama administration has long been a priority for House Republicans. Through the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate passed — and President Trump signed — 14 resolutions to repeal harmful Obama-era regulations. Members on the House Committee o... More
  • Job Corps Still Failing Vulnerable Youth on Health and Safety
    May 9, 2017  - Addressing systemic problems in a government program can often be — let’s just say — a challenge for the federal bureaucracy. But the failure of basic good governance is particularly troubling when systemic problems jeopardize the health and safety of American citizens. That has long been the track... More
  • President Overturns Obama Administration’s Unlawful OSHA Power Grab
    Apr 3, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, released the following statements after President Trump signed H. J. Res 83 into law. Introduced by Rep. Byrne, the reso... More