• Witnesses Urge Congress to Streamline, Simplify Federal Student Aid System
    Mar 21, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), held a hearing today to discuss reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA), focusing on ways to streamline and simplify federal student aid. “Over the years, the federal student aid system ha... More
  • Foxx, Scott, Alexander, Murray Request Briefing from Department of Education on FAFSA Data Retrieval Tool Outage
    Mar 16, 2017  - Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the chair and ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, respectively, and Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Bobby Scott (D-VA), chair and ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workfor... More
  • Foxx: No Child Should Live in Fear
    Mar 16, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing to examine the work of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and ways to improve the organization’s efforts to recover and protect vulnerable children nationwide. ... More
  • Foxx Statement on President’s Budget Proposal
    Mar 16, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to President Trump's budget proposal: Crafting a budget is about setting priorities, and during the last eight years, it seems the only priority in Washingto... More
  • Foxx, Rokita Statement on Education Department's ESSA State Plans Guidance
    Mar 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, today issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Education's upd... More
  • Committee Advances Reforms to Expand Affordable Health Care Coverage for Working Families
    Mar 8, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today approved a number of legislative proposals to expand affordable health care for working families and promote a healthy workforce. The bills — the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101), introduce... More
  • Foxx: We Are Providing a Better Way on Health Care
    Mar 7, 2017  - House Republicans are moving forward with a broad effort to repeal Obamacare and deliver free-market, patient-centered health care solutions. While the Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees consider the American Health Care Act, the Committee on Education and the Workforce will work to ... More