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Roe Statement: Hearing on “Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions”
Sep 22, 2016 -
We are here to discuss an issue that is vitally important to Americans from all walks of life: retirement security. This is a leading priority for millions of hardworking men and women, and that is why it’s a leading priority for Republicans and Democrats alike. Strengthening retirement security has...
Rokita Statement: Hearing on “Supplanting the Law and Local Education Authority Through Regulatory Fiat"
Sep 21, 2016 -
When the committee last met to discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act, we heard concerns from state and local education leaders that the administration is not implementing the law in a way that respects its letter and intent. Since that time, the Department of Education has released a regulatory pro...
Curbelo Statement: Markup of H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act
Sep 14, 2016 -
There is nothing I want more as a parent than for my daughters to have opportunity—the opportunity to receive a quality education that will prepare them for the future; the opportunity to explore and develop their interests and skills and then to pursue them; and the opportunity to live in, and give...
Kline Statement: Markup of H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act
Sep 14, 2016 -
Every child deserves the opportunity to achieve a lifetime of success. That’s why we worked together to empower parents and restore local control to K-12 education with the Every Student Succeeds Act. It’s why we advanced five bipartisan bills that will help more Americans pursue a higher education....
Thompson Statement: Markup of H.R. 5587, "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"
Jul 7, 2016 -
As co-chair of the Career and Technical Education Caucus and the sponsor of H.R. 5587, I am happy to have an opportunity today to discuss this bipartisan legislation. It’s no secret that our country continues to face significant economic challenges, and it’s no surprise that many men and women are w...
Kline Statement: Markup of H.R. 5587, "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"
Jul 7, 2016 -
The committee meets to consider H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Representatives Glenn Thompson and Katherine Clark, this bipartisan bill will help more Americans—particularly younger Americans—compete and succeed in today’s workforc...
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 ...