• Committee Leaders Promise Robust Oversight of New Administration in Letters to ED, HHS Secretaries
    Feb 16, 2017  - Leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today expressed their commitment to hold the administration accountable to the American people through robust congressional oversight efforts in the 115th Congress. In separate letters to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Health and Hu... More
  • Committee Leaders Write to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Oversight Efforts
    Feb 16, 2017  - The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Ave, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos: The Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) congratulates you on your confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Education (Department). The Department... More
  • Committee Leaders Write to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Oversight Efforts
    Feb 16, 2017  - The Honorable Thomas Price Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Price: The Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) congratulates you on your confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health ... More
  • Foxx Statement on Nomination of Acosta as Labor Secretary
    Feb 16, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement on the nomination of Alexander Acosta to serve as the secretary of labor: Alexander Acosta has the depth of knowledge and experience necessary to make a fine secretary of lab... More
  • ICYMI: New Opportunities to Help Students, Workers, and Job Creators
    Feb 16, 2017  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) What a difference an election can make. Across the country, there is renewed hope and confidence in the future. Expectations are high, as they should be. Now it’s time to do the hard work necessary to live up to those expectations. For eight years, families and small bu... More
  • Foxx Statement on Puzder Nomination
    Feb 15, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for secretary of labor: This is disappointing news for our nation’s workers and job creators. Andy is a good man, and he would have be... More
  • Witnesses Describe Urgent Need to Restore Balance & Fairness to NLRB
    Feb 14, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine the extreme and partisan decisions made by the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and to discuss how Congress and the Trump administration can remed... More