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  • Roe Statement on November Jobs Report
    Dec 7, 2012  - U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for November: Job creation remains slow as economic uncertainty continues to weigh down the nation’s workforce. The diffic... More
  • Kline Statement on October Jobs Report
    Nov 2, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for October: Results matter. And today’s employment report shows the American people have not been given the results President Obama pr... More
  • New Report Documents President’s Executive Overreach in Education, Workforce Issues
    Oct 24, 2012  - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) this week released a report titled “The Imperial Presidency” that highlights the Obama administration’s pattern of executive overreach. “The president’s disturbing track record of legislating by executive fiat is simply unacceptable. I applaud Majority Leader... More
  • Kline Statement on September Jobs Report
    Oct 5, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for September: Creating 104,000 private sector jobs is certainly welcome news, but more than three years into the so-called ‘recovery,’... More
  • Kline: Labor Department Obstructing Oversight of Controversial WARN Act Guidance
    Sep 24, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), along with Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Representative Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) today renewed a request for documents and communications related to the development of guidance concerning seques... More
  • Kline Statement on President’s Decision to Ignore Sequestration Transparency Act Deadline
    Sep 7, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) released the following statement on President Obama’s failure to comply with the Sequestration Transparency Act: Forty-three straight months of unemployment above 8 percent is a difficult reminder of President Obama’s fai... More
  • Kline Statement on August Jobs Report
    Sep 7, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for August: August marked the 43rd consecutive month unemployment remained above 8 percent. Today’s jobs report also reveals more than ... More
  • Republican Leaders Question Taxpayer-Funded Ad Campaign for Failed Stimulus Program
    Aug 27, 2012  - Republican leaders on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce sent a letter to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis requesting documents, communications, and information on the Labor Department’s contract with McNeely, Pigott, & Fox Public Relations, LLC. In 2009, the Labor Department reportedly a... More
  • Kline Statement on July Jobs Report
    Aug 3, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for July: Forty-two straight months of unemployment above eight percent is a painful indictment of the president's failed policies. Whe... More
  • Kline Statement on June Jobs Report
    Jul 6, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for June: Another month of sluggish job growth offers more proof that the president’s tax-and-spend policies are destroying opportuniti... More
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