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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up the Student Success Act
    Feb 9, 2015  - On Wednesday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will mark up the Student Success Act (H.R. 5). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. There is broad, bipartisan agreement the curren... More
  • House, Senate Leaders Move to Stop NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Feb 9, 2015  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Rep. John Kline (R-MN), Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) today began an effort to stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from implementing its “ambush election”... More
  • Rep. Messer Introduces Bill to Safeguard Students and Educators from ObamaCare Burdens
    Feb 5, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Member Luke Messer (R-IN) today introduced legislation that would exempt schools, colleges, and universities from the health care law’s employer mandate. The Safeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare’s Obligatory Levies (SCHOOL) Act (H.R. 769) provides rel... More
  • Kline, Rokita Introduce Bill to Replace No Child Left Behind
    Feb 3, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) today introduced legislation to improve K-12 education and replace No Child Left Behind. Based on a proposal passed by the House in... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Gov. Mike Pence to Testify on Policies Affecting America’s Schools, Workplaces
    Feb 2, 2015  - On Wednesday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m., Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) will testify at a hearing chaired by House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN). The hearing, entitled “Expanding Opportunity in America’s Schools and Workplaces,” will take place in room 2175 of the Ra... More
  • Kline Statement on President’s Budget Proposal
    Feb 2, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal: A budget reflects priorities, and it’s clear the president’s priorities continue to be more spending, more taxes, and more governme... More
  • Committee Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments for 114th Congress
    Jan 28, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee today released subcommittee assignments for Republicans members in the 114th Congress. “We have a lot to do over the next two years,” said Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline. “Our success will be due in no small part to the great... More
  • Republican Leaders Recognize National School Choice Week
    Jan 27, 2015  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statements in recognition of National School Choice Week: Speaker Boehner: A good education is the great equalizer in America, and... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Congress to Strengthen Support for Youth Sex Trafficking Victims
    Jan 27, 2015  - The House of Representatives is taking action this week to strengthen support for victims of youth sex trafficking. Congress has been debating a number of bipartisan proposals that would enhance existing aid for runaway and homeless youth and improve identification and assessment of child sex traffi... More
  • Kline Speaks on Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute
    Jan 22, 2015  - Last fall the American people sent a clear message: They want to move our country in a new direction, one that will lead to prosperity and opportunity for every man and woman willing to work for it. That’s no small task when you consider the problems we face: a persistently weak economy, stagnant ho... More
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