• An Opportunity to Protect Retirement Security
    Feb 14, 2017  - House Republicans are continuing an effort to roll back some of the most harmful rules and regulations finalized in the last days of the Obama administration. We’ve already taken steps to support small businesses and our Armed Forces and acted to rein in the federal role in education. So what’s nex... More
  • ICYMI: More government may not be the answer to boosting retirement savings
    Feb 14, 2017  - By Reps. Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Francis Rooney (R-FL) The Times’ Feb. 10 editorial, “House Republicans side with Wall Street against the little guy,” sadly resorts to worn out rhetoric and attacks about motive rather than engaging in an honest debate about ideas. If we were to respond in kind, we w... More
  • Walberg Statement: Hearing on "Restoring Balance and Fairness to the National Labor Relations Board"
    Feb 14, 2017  - After years of struggling through an anemic economy, sluggish job growth, rising health care costs, and stagnant wages, the American people are expecting — in fact, they are demanding — a new direction for this country. They want policymakers to advance a bold, pro-growth agenda that will reduce th... More
  • House Votes to Rein in Federal Role in Education
    Feb 7, 2017  - The House voted today to block two flawed Obama administration regulations that, if implemented, would expand the federal role in education and diminish the ability for state and local leaders to make decisions affecting their students, teachers, and schools. Introduced by Higher Education and Workf... More
  • Committee Leaders Act to Rein in Federal Role in Education, Block Flawed Regulations
    Feb 2, 2017  - Leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to block implementation of two flawed Obama administration regulations. Both rules from the former administration expand the federal role in education and diminish t... More
  • Time Is Up for Reckless Rulemaking
    Jan 5, 2017  - As the Obama administration comes to a close, there is at least one thing they will be leaving behind: a legacy of bad rulemaking and harmful regulations. Indeed, the country has endured eight years of regulatory scheming and bureaucratic overreach affecting virtually every aspect of American life, ... More
  • Foxx: Time for New Leadership and a New Direction at the Labor Department
    Dec 20, 2016  - Time for New Leadership and a New Direction at the Labor Department By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), incoming-chair of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce In the new year, a new secretary will take the helm of the Department of Labor. Working families and small business owners face toug... More