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  • Kline, Walberg Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Companion Care Regulation
    Jan 14, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI) issued the following joint statement after a federal district judge ruled against a Department of Labor regulation that redefined companion care under the Fair Labor Standards Act: Congress c... More
  • Kline Statement on President's Higher Education Proposal
    Jan 9, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement regarding President Obama's higher education proposal: Encouraging more individuals to pursue training or earn a college degree is a national priority and community colleges play a vital role in tha... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Support for the Save American Workers Act
    Jan 8, 2015  - The House of Representatives debated earlier today the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 30), bipartisan legislation to repeal the health care law’s 30-hour definition of “full-time” employment and restore the traditional 40-hour work week. House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (... More
  • Kline, Alexander Respond to Administration’s College Ratings Proposal
    Dec 19, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN) issued the following statements after the Department of Education released the framework for an unprecedented college ratings syst... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond To NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Dec 12, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chair Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented a new rule speeding up the union election process: A... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Multiemployer Pension Reform
    Dec 11, 2014  - After a bipartisan agreement to reform the multiemployer pension plan system and protect millions of workers from financial catastrophe was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today, Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senior Democratic Member George Mille... More
  • Kline Welcomes New and Returning Committee Members
    Dec 10, 2014  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today announced Republican members who will serve on the committee in the 114th Congress. "I am delighted to have the privilege of serving on the Education and the Workforce Committee with such a dedicated and principled ... More
  • Kline Statement on President’s Immigration Announcement
    Nov 20, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after President Obama announced his plans to unilaterally change federal immigration laws: The president's brazen disregard for the rule of law and the constitutional limits of his office continues ... More
  • Kline Selected to Serve as Education & Workforce Committee Chairman in 114th Congress
    Nov 19, 2014  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after being selected by his colleagues to serve as chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee in the 114th Congress: I am humbled by the opportunity to continue leading this great committee. Significant challenges face our classr... More
  • Kline Statement on Latest Pension Report
    Nov 17, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released its FY 2014 Annual Report, which shows the deficit in the agency's multiemployer insurance program has increased from $8.3 billion to $... More
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