• 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 Statement on May Jobs Report
    Jun 3, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for May 2016: This jobs report is deeply troubling and the latest sign that our country is heading in the wrong direction. Millions of Americ... More
  • #CTE Graduate: I Am the American Dream
    May 17, 2016  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing to discuss ways to strengthen the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Also known as the Perkins Act, the law supports state and local career and technical education (CTE) programs th... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Committee to Review Career and Technical Education, Consider Proposals to Improve Child Nutrition and Block “Persuader” Rule
    May 16, 2016  - Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will meet this week to examine ways to strengthen career and technical education, as well as to consider legislative proposals to improve child nutrition programs and block a new rule that will stifle the rights of workers and employers. ... More
  • Kline Statement on April Jobs Report
    May 6, 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 April 2016: More Americans are back to work, and that’s a good thing. However, this report is the latest warning that ou... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Field Hearing to Explore Effects of Workplace Rules and Regulations
    Mar 28, 2016  - On Tuesday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m., Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) will host a field hearing entitled, “The 21st Century Workforce: How Current Rules and Regulations Affect Innovation and Flexibility in Michigan’s Workplaces.” The hearing will take place in room M1... More
  • House, Senate Members Introduce Legislation to Ensure Responsible Update of Federal Overtime Rules
    Mar 17, 2016  - Lawmakers in the House and Senate today introduced the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act, legislation that will ensure the Department of Labor pursues a balanced and responsible approach to updating federal overtime rules. The sponsors of the legislation—members of the House Commi... More