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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Subcommittee Reviews Private Pensions Plans
    Jun 14, 2011  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), today held a hearing to review the state of private pension plans and the challenges facing plan sponsors, workers, and retirees. "Roughly 60 million workers participate in an employment-based retirem... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee Hearing to Examine Current State of Private Pension Plans and Retirement Security
    Jun 13, 2011  - On Tuesday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), will hold a hearing entitled Retirement Security: Challenges Confronting Pension Plan Sponsors, Workers, and Retirees. The hearing will take place in room 2175 of th... More
  • **MEDIA ADVISORY*** Education and the Workforce Committee to Hold Formal Organizational Meeting
    Jan 24, 2011  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold its full committee organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 25, at 10:30 a.m. in 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. At the organizational meeting, the Committee will consider: 1. Adoption of the Committee rules; 2. Adoption of the Commi... More
  • Kline Named Chairman of House Education and Labor Committee
    Dec 8, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN) was selected today to serve as Chairman of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee in the 112th Congress. Kline, who was first elected to Congress in 2002 and is currently the committee's Senior Republican Member, issued the following statement: “Job creation and American... More
  • Kline Outlines Education and Labor Priorities
    Nov 3, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s senior Republican member, today outlined broad-based priorities for education and employment policy that will promote American competitiveness and hold government accountable. Kline is asking for the support of his fellow Republi... More
  • Kline Highlights New Venue for Americans to Speak Out on Education and Workplace Issues
    May 25, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s senior Republican member, issued the following statement today regarding launch of, a new website created by House Republicans as part of the broader America Speaking Out initiative to engage the American p... More
  • GOP Savings Solutions Group Warns Against Plan to Federalize Workers’ 401(k)s
    May 4, 2010  - As part of continued efforts to safeguard Americans’ retirement savings, members of the House GOP Savings Recovery Solutions Group wrote to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to oppose proposals that would jeopardize workers’ hard-earned retirement savings by undermi... More
  • Kline Statement on FY 2011 Budget
    Feb 1, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the top Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, commented today on President Obama’s FY 2011 budget request, applauding some key education investments and reform proposals while questioning a pervasive culture of favoritism that pits union leadership again... More
  • Republicans: Workers and Retirees Deserve Answers About White House Role in Pension Deal Making
    Dec 8, 2009  - Following a hearing last week in the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on the bankruptcy of the Delphi Corporation, Reps. John Kline (R-MN), Tom Price (R-GA), Chris Lee (R-NY), and Michael Turner (R-OH) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner requesting information on the... More
  • Price: Administration Remains Short on Transparency
    Dec 2, 2009  - Today, the House Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee held a hearing to investigate how and why certain salaried employees of the Delphi Corporation were denied their full pension benefits in the wake of the General Motors and Delphi bankruptcy. Serious questions remain unanswered abo... More
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