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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Witnesses Discuss OSHA’s Executive Overreach
    Feb 4, 2014  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a hearing entitled, “OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda: Changing Long-Standing Policies Outside the Public Rulemaking Process.” During the hearing, members discussed instances in which the Occupational Safety and Health... More
  • Kline, Roe Respond to CBO Report on Budget and Economic Outlook
    Feb 4, 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 after a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report revealed the president’s health care law could lead to a ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Review Recent Changes to OSHA’s Regulatory and Enforcement Policies
    Feb 3, 2014  - On Tuesday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a hearing entitled, “OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda: Changing Long-Standing Policies Outside the Public Rulemaking Process.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Raybur... More
  • Kline, Alexander Respond to Student Loan Interest Rate Report
    Jan 31, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN) issued the following joint statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on federal student loan ... More
  • Kline Announces Hearing on Early Childhood Education and Care
    Jan 29, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today announced a full committee hearing to discuss early childhood education and care programs. “The president and I agree more can be done to help kids get an early start on the path to success,” Chairman Kline said. “However, ... More
  • Kline Responds to the State of the Union Address
    Jan 28, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: The president discussed a number of critical challenges that need to be addressed, such as strengthening job training assistance, support... More
  • Hearing Highlights Ways Colleges, Universities are Working to Expand Access to Low-Income Students
    Jan 28, 2014  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing entitled, “Keeping College Within Reach: Sharing Best Practices for Serving Low-Income and First Generation Students.” During the hearing, members learned about institutional effor... More
  • Republican Leaders Recognize National School Choice Week
    Jan 27, 2014  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), and House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statements in recognition of National School Choice Week (January 26-Feb 1): Speaker Boehner: When parents are empowered to select th... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Discuss Opportunities to Better Prepare Disadvantaged Students for College Success
    Jan 24, 2014  - OnTuesday, January 28th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing entitled,“Keeping College Within Reach: Sharing Best Practices for Serving Low-income and First Generation Students.” The hearing will take pl... More
  • Kline Statement on the Retirement of Howard P. "Buck" McKeon
    Jan 16, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement on the retirement of former committee chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA): Working with Buck McKeon is an honor and a privilege. After more than two decades in Congress, Buck has made an indelib... More
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