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  • House, Senate Leaders Introduce Legislative Response to NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 27, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), today introduced legislation that will protect ... More
  • Subcommittee Explores House Priorities for CCDBG Reauthorization
    Mar 25, 2014  - The House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), today held a hearing entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Strengthening the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program.” During the hearing, members discussed the committee’s pri... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hearings to Examine CCDBG Program and the Department of Labor’s Budget Priorities
    Mar 24, 2014  - This week the committee will convene two hearings in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. On Tuesday, March 25th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), will hold a hearing entitled, “The Foundation for S... More
  • Kline, Roe Statements on ObamaCare Anniversary
    Mar 21, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) released the following statements recognizing the fourth anniversary of President Obama’s health care law: “The president’s health care law is h... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Kline Announces Budget Hearing with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
    Mar 20, 2014  - On Wednesday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Reviewing the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal for the Department of Labor.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn Ho... More
  • Members Denounce New Gainful Employment Regulation
    Mar 14, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) criticized the Department of Education’s new draft of the gainful employment regulation, noting the regulati... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to President’s FLSA Memorandum
    Mar 13, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) issued the following statement after President Obama directed Secretary Thomas Perez to review federal policies governing overtime pay: Today millions of American... More
  • Kline Statement on Senate Passage of CCDBG Legislation
    Mar 13, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Senate approved legislation to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program. Senate passage of legislation to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Gra... More
  • New Report Confirms Education Department Failures in Student Loan Rehabilitation
    Mar 12, 2014  - Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the release of a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that confirms Republican concerns about the Department of Education’s management of the student loan rehabilita... More
  • Hearing Highlights Charter School Success
    Mar 12, 2014  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education.” During the hearing, members discussed ways charter schools are empowering parents, pioneering fresh teaching methods... More
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