• 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
  • House Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Jul 8, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) today praised House passage of a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to fight the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. The agreement includes a legislative proposal championed by Reps. Barletta an... More
  • Kline Statement on June Jobs Report
    Jul 8, 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 June 2016: After a troubling jobs report last month, it’s certainly good news that more Americans are back to work. But ... More
  • Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 7, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and T... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 5, 2016  - On Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.... More