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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Subcommittee Explores Ways to Improve Support for Disadvantaged College Students
    Apr 30, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing to learn about efforts to improve higher education access and completion for low-income and first-generation students. Members discussed possible reforms to existing federal progra... 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 Efforts to Improve Support for Disadvantaged College Students
    Apr 28, 2015  - On Thursday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing entitled, “Improving College Access and Completion for Low-Income and First-Generation Students.” The hearing will take place in ro... 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
  • Bungling Bureaucracy Plagues Indian Education
    Apr 22, 2015  - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), today held a hearing to learn about the Bureau of Indian Education, housed under the Department of Interior, and the significant challenges facing the schools it has a res... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Examine Challenges Facing Native American Schools
    Apr 20, 2015  - On Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m., the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), will hold a hearing entitled “Examining the Challenges Facing Native American Schools.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Offic... More
  • Kline Statement on EEOC Guidance for Wellness Programs
    Apr 16, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance concerning employee wellness programs: This agency’s recent hostility toward employee wellness programs is contrary to ... More
  • School Nutrition Experts Call for Increased Flexibility of Child Nutrition Programs
    Apr 15, 2015  - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing to discuss the importance of federal child nutrition programs as the committee begins an effort to reauthorize these programs later this year. “Healthy meals are vitally important... 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
  • Five Years Later: ObamaCare Still Hurting America’s Workplaces
    Apr 14, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) today held a hearing to explore the consequences of the president’s health care law on the five year anniversary of its enactment. “Health care reform should have been an opportunity to preserve and build on ... More
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