• ***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, Walberg Respond to New EEOC Rules Undermining Employee Wellness Programs
    May 16, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) issued the following joint statement after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized new rules undermining employee wellness programs: Rising h... More
  • Kline Statement on New Education Department Guidance
    May 13, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to new Title IX guidance from the Departments of Education and Justice: These are deeply personal issues that should be discussed and decided openly, where all Americans have an op... More
  • Kline, Roe Applaud Judicial Decision in House v. Burwell
    May 12, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, released the following statement today after U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled in favor of the ... More
  • Every 25 Minutes ...
    May 11, 2016  - Part of a broad effort to combat the country’s growing opioid epidemic, the House today passed the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act (H.R. 4843). The legislation—introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA)—will require the Department of Health and Human Services to bette... More
  • House Passes Bill to Strengthen Protections Against Child Abuse and Neglect
    May 11, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) today released the following statements after the House passed the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act (H.R. 4843) by a vote of 421 to 0. As part of a broader House effort to address the country’... More
  • Kline, Alexander: Nonpartisan Government Analysis Confirms Education Department’s Proposed Regulation Is Against the Law
    May 11, 2016  - A new report by the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) finds the Department of Education’s proposed “supplement not supplant” regulation goes beyond “a plain language reading of the statute” and is likely against the law. The CRS report was prepared in response to broad congressional ... More
  • Kline, Scott Joint Statement on Multiemployer Pensions
    May 6, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) issued the following joint statement after the Department of Treasury issued its decision regarding the Central States Pension Fund: A pension crisis has been growing for decades,... 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
  • Kline: SOAR Act Puts D.C. Students on the Path to Hope
    Apr 29, 2016  - Ahead of House passage today of the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) urged members to support the legislation and renew a “vital investment in the children who live in the District of Columbia.” Intr... More