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  • "Fiduciary" Rule Would Have Serious Consequences for Working Families, Small Businesses
    Jun 17, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing on a Department of Labor proposal that would restrict access to financial advice and expand the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Members ques... More
  • Next Week: Hearings to Examine Child Nutrition, Tribal Sovereignty, and Fiduciary Regulation
    Jun 12, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a number of hearings during the week of June 15, 2015, to discuss important issues facing classrooms and workplaces. Hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. On Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m., the full commi... More
  • As Labor Department Stonewalls, Committee Demands Answers on Fiduciary Rulemaking
    Jun 2, 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 renewed a request for information regarding a regulatory proposal to expand the definition of “fiduciary” under theEmployee Retirement Income ... More
  • Time to Modernize Multiemployer Pension System
    Apr 29, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing to discuss ways to further strengthen the multiemployer pension system. The hearing, entitled, “Examining Reforms to Modernize the Multiemployer Pension System," follows a bipartisan pr... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Discuss Reforms to Modernize the Multiemployer Pension System
    Apr 27, 2015  - On Wednesday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold a hearing on ways to strengthen the retirement security of America’s workers. The hearing, entitled, “Examining Reforms to Modernize the Multiemployer Pension ... More
  • Kline, Roe Statement on Proposed Fiduciary Rule
    Apr 14, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule proposed earlier today: It’s remarkable it takes a regu... More
  • 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