• Foxx Statement on the President's Address to Congress
    Feb 28, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress: Tonight the president outlined a positive vision for our country, one that reflects the renewed hope a... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Hearings to Examine K-12 Education Regulatory Proposal, Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 20, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold hearings this week to examine the Department of Education’s “supplement, not supplant” regulatory proposal and a discussion draft to modernize multiemployer pensions. Both hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office B... More
  • Modernizing Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 14, 2016  - Multiemployer pensions as we know them today have been around for nearly 70 years. Of course, a lot has changed since the 1940s, so it’s long past time to bring the pension system into the 21st century. With the right set of reforms, Congress can deliver positive change that will benefit workers, em... More
  • Kline Releases Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 9, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today unveiled a discussion draft of a proposal to modernize the nation’s multiemployer pension system. Part of the committee’s ongoing efforts to strengthen retirement security, the proposal follows years of bip... More
  • Kline Statement on Multiemployer Pension Reports
    Jun 17, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement today after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released two reports documenting the significant challenges facing the multiemployer pension system: These reports put in... More
  • Republicans Unveil A Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Jun 7, 2016  - Today, at House of Help City of Hope in Anacostia, Republicans unveiled an initiative aimed at lifting people out of poverty and onto the ladder of opportunity. It is the first plank of A Better Way, a bold policy agenda to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges. Our plan—available now at b... More
  • Kline, Scott Joint Statement on Multiemployer Pensions
    May 6, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) issued the following joint statement after the Department of Treasury issued its decision regarding the Central States Pension Fund: A pension crisis has been growing for decades,... More