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Debate on Resolution to Provide Legislative Tools Needed to Repeal Obamacare, Transition to Patient-Centered System
Jan 13, 2017 -
Today, we take the next step in the process of providing the American people a better way on health care. We’ve all heard from constituents and families struggling to get by as they suffer the consequences of the fatally-flawed health care law. In my home state of North Carolina, the average Obamaca...
Kline Statement: Debate on H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
Sep 28, 2016 -
In 2014, the Department of Labor began an effort to update federal overtime rules. There would have been strong bipartisan support for that effort if the department had pursued a responsible approach. In fact, we have spent years engaging in this issue because we believe federal overtime rules need ...
Walberg Statement: Debate on H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
Sep 28, 2016 -
I was proud to introduce this legislation to provide small businesses, colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations much-needed relief from a fundamentally flawed rule that will do more harm than good. It’s unfortunate this legislation is necessary in the first place. For over two years, R...
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: Debate on H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act
Sep 20, 2016 -
Helping kids succeed in life is a priority we all share. That’s why we work to make sure all children have access to the education and the opportunities necessary to achieve their goals and build fulfilling futures for themselves. Unfortunately, too many children don’t realize that success is even a...
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...