• Kline Statement on November Jobs Report
    Dec 2, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for November 2016: Republicans are ready to move forward with a bold agenda that will spur robust growth and job creation in... More
  • Foxx Selected as Chairwoman of House Committee on Education and the Workforce
    Dec 2, 2016  - With approval of the full Republican conference, the House Republican Steering Committee has selected Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) as the chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in the 115th Congress. “My colleagues have entrusted me with a significant responsibility, and I loo... More
  • Kline Statement on Nomination of Price as Health and Human Services Secretary
    Nov 29, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to become the next Secretary of Health and Human Services: Tom Price is an excellent choice to serve at the... More
  • Kline, Rokita Statement on Education Department’s Final Accountability Regulations
    Nov 28, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, issued the following joint statement regarding today’s release by the Department of Education of ... More
  • Kline, Walberg Respond to Judicial Decision on Overtime Rule
    Nov 23, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, issued the following statement in response to a preliminary injunction blocking implementation of the Department of Labor's over... More
  • Kline Statement on Nomination of DeVos as Education Secretary
    Nov 23, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to become the next Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos has been a tireless advocate for ensuring every child has an o... More
  • Kline Statement on Annual Pension Report
    Nov 16, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released its FY 2016 Annual Report, which shows the deficit in the agency’s multiemployer insurance program has increased from $52.3 billion to ... More