• Committee Leaders Respond to Administration’s Final Blacklisting Regulation
    Aug 24, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), along with Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), issued the following joint statement today in response to the administr... More
  • Roe, Foxx Statement on Partisan NLRB Ruling in Columbia University
    Aug 23, 2016  - Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following joint statement today after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a decision in Columbia University... More
  • Demanding Accountability for Student Borrowers and Taxpayers
    Aug 8, 2016  - The Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) has a record—and it’s not one to brag about. Designated a performance-based organization by Congress, FSA has an obligation to set and meet clear and measurable goals, customer service standards, and performance targets. Unfortunately... More
  • Kline Statement on July Jobs Report
    Aug 5, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for July 2016: This jobs report is a positive sign that more men and women are back to work and further proof of the resilience of our econom... More
  • President Signs Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Jul 23, 2016  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) issued the following statements after President Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (S. 524), a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to fight the nation’s growing opioid ep... More
  • Foxx: Educational Success Is About More Than Just a Degree
    Jul 13, 2016  - Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor today to emphasize the important role career and technical education, or CTE, plays in preparing students to compete in the workforce. As she explained, the bipartisan Strengthening Career a... More
  • Kline: Higher Ed Reforms Will Open More Doors to Opportunity
    Jul 11, 2016  - The House of Representatives today passed a number of bills that will strengthen higher education for students, parents, and taxpayers. These bipartisan reforms will empower students and families to make informed decisions, simplify and improve the financial aid process, and enhance existing support... More