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  • Committee Sends Inquiry on Fiduciary Rulemaking
    Mar 5, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) have requested information regarding a pending regulatory proposal to expand the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Secur... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Multiemployer Pension Reform
    Dec 11, 2014  - After a bipartisan agreement to reform the multiemployer pension plan system and protect millions of workers from financial catastrophe was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today, Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senior Democratic Member George Mille... More
  • Kline Statement on Latest Pension Report
    Nov 17, 2014  - 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 2014 Annual Report, which shows the deficit in the agency's multiemployer insurance program has increased from $8.3 billion to $... More
  • Kline Statement on PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum
    Jul 14, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after it was announced Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Director Josh Gotbaum would step down: Director Gotbaum is to be commended for his years of dedicated service and unwavering commitment to... More
  • Committee Leaders Issue Joint Statement in Response to PBGC Financial Report
    Jun 30, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Education and the Workforce Committee Senior Democrat George Miller (D-CA), Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Senior Democrat J... More
  • Kline Delivers Remarks on Multiemployer Pension Reform at Bloomberg Government Event
    May 1, 2014  - Good morning. I appreciate that kind introduction and would like to begin by extending my thanks to Bloomberg Government for hosting us this morning, as well as to the Quality Construction Alliance for its support of today’s event. You are shining light on an important issue that frankly hasn’t rece... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Kline to Speak at Pension Reform Event Hosted by Bloomberg Government
    Apr 30, 2014  - On Thursday, May 1, 2014 House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) will deliver remarks on multiemployer pension reform at an event hosted by Bloomberg Government and sponsored by the Quality Construction Alliance. More than 10 million individuals participate in a mul... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Examine the Older Americans Act
    Feb 7, 2014  - On Tuesday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing entitled, “Serving Seniors Through the Older Americans Act.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Th... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Supports Bill to Protect Retirement Security of America's Workers
    Oct 29, 2013  - Today the House of Representatives is considering the Retail Investor Protection Act (H.R. 2374), bipartisan legislation to help protect the retirement security of hardworking Americans. Federal law has long provided clear guidance to determine whether someone who provides retirement services is hel... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Discuss Proposed Multiemployer Pension Reforms
    Oct 25, 2013  - On Tuesday, October 29 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Strengthening the Multiemployer Pension System: How Will Proposed Reforms Affect Employers, Workers, and Retirees?" The latest in a serie... More
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