• Foxx, Scott, Alexander, Murray Request Briefing from Department of Education on FAFSA Data Retrieval Tool Outage
    Mar 16, 2017  - Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the chair and ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, respectively, and Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Bobby Scott (D-VA), chair and ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workfor... More
  • Foxx: No Child Should Live in Fear
    Mar 16, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing to examine the work of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and ways to improve the organization’s efforts to recover and protect vulnerable children nationwide. ... More
  • House Overturns OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Mar 1, 2017  - The House today passed a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Pro... More
  • Committee Leaders Promise Robust Oversight of New Administration in Letters to ED, HHS Secretaries
    Feb 16, 2017  - Leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today expressed their commitment to hold the administration accountable to the American people through robust congressional oversight efforts in the 115th Congress. In separate letters to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Health and Hu... More
  • Foxx Statement on Nomination of Acosta as Labor Secretary
    Feb 16, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement on the nomination of Alexander Acosta to serve as the secretary of labor: Alexander Acosta has the depth of knowledge and experience necessary to make a fine secretary of lab... More
  • Foxx Statement on Puzder Nomination
    Feb 15, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for secretary of labor: This is disappointing news for our nation’s workers and job creators. Andy is a good man, and he would have be... More
  • Witnesses Describe Urgent Need to Restore Balance & Fairness to NLRB
    Feb 14, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine the extreme and partisan decisions made by the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and to discuss how Congress and the Trump administration can remed... More