• Kline Statement: Hearing on “Next Steps in K-12 Education: Examining Recent Efforts to Implement the Every Student Succeeds Act”
    Jun 23, 2016  - Welcome back, Secretary King, and thank you for joining us. When we last met, the process for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act was just getting underway. We had a healthy discussion about the bipartisan reforms Congress passed and the president signed into law. Those reforms are designed ... More
  • Foxx Statement: Markup of H.R. 3178
    Jun 22, 2016  - Each year, families across the country face difficult decisions about where they can afford to send their children to college and what institution is the best fit for them. Students must wade through massive and often conflicting amounts of information in order to make an informed choice. While the ... More
  • Guthrie Statement: Markup of H.R. 3179
    Jun 22, 2016  - I’m happy to be here today to help address several challenges facing Americans pursuing a higher education. One of those challenges is understanding the federal financial aid process. Students and parents face a number of difficult questions when considering their higher education opportunities. Dec... More
  • Heck Statement: Markup of H.R. 5528
    Jun 22, 2016  - Early last year, I held a roundtable on higher education in my district to help better understand the issues facing students, teachers, and higher ed administrators in Nevada. Nearly everyone in attendance raised the issue of the overly complicated student aid application process, and specifically, ... More
  • Heck Statement: Markup of H.R. 5529
    Jun 22, 2016  - Like many states, Nevada has a severe doctor shortage. While the number of patients is steadily increasing, there continues to be too few qualified health care providers to meet this growing demand for care. Additionally, while the Hispanic population is growing throughout the country, especially in... More
  • Kline Statement: Markup of Higher Education Legislation
    Jun 22, 2016  - Today, the committee will consider a number of bipartisan bills. Each bill has a different focus, but all share a common goal: strengthening America’s higher education system. Our country’s higher education system offers students from all walks of life opportunities to acquire the knowledge and skil... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on "The Administration's Overtime Rule and its Consequences for Workers, Students, Nonprofits, and Small Businesses"
    Jun 9, 2016  - In July 2011, Chairman Walberg held a subcommittee hearing to examine whether the Fair Labor Standards Act was meeting the needs of the twenty-first century workplace. The answer was a resounding ‘no.’ We learned the rules implementing the law are too complex, bureaucratic, and outdated. Trial lawye... More