• Foxx Statement: All Education Is Career Education
    Jul 13, 2016  - For far too long, there has been a discrepancy in what students are learning in the classroom and what employers say they need in the workplace. The passage of the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in 2014 was an important step for the millions of Americans who are looking for work... More
  • Kline Statement: Debate on Bills to Strengthen Higher Education
    Jul 11, 2016  - This bill is one of several bipartisan reforms the House is considering today that will help strengthen higher education and put more Americans on a path to success. A quality education is crucial to succeeding in today’s workforce. Unfortunately, our costly, bureaucratic, and outdated higher educat... More
  • Roe Statement: Debate on H.R. 5447, the Small Business Health Care Relief Act
    Jun 21, 2016  - I want to thank my colleagues, Representatives Boustany and Thompson, for their leadership on this important issue. It’s not very often that we have bipartisan legislation that will make a real difference in lowering health care costs for working families, and I’m pleased to see this bill come to th... More
  • Kline Statement: Debate on H.R. 4843, the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act
    May 11, 2016  - Like many of the bills the House is slated to consider this week, this legislation will help address the growing opioid epidemic that has swept across America, focusing specifically on the most vulnerable among us. This crisis has led to a number of painful consequences for individuals and families ... More
  • Barletta Statement: Debate on H.R. 4843, the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act
    May 11, 2016  - Every 25 minutes in America, a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal. It’s an eye-opening statistic, and the more you consider what it really means, the more tragic it becomes. Every 25 minutes, a child enters the world having already been exposed to drugs. Every 25 minutes, a newborn has to... More
  • Kline Statement: Debate on H.R. 4901, the SOAR Reauthorization Act
    Apr 29, 2016  - I rise today in strong support of the SOAR Reauthorization Act, which will renew our vital investment in the children who live in the District of Columbia. In passing the Every Student Succeeds Act last year, we took important steps to support and encourage greater school choice for students and the... More
  • Rokita Statement: S. 1177, Conference Report to Replace No Child Left Behind
    Dec 2, 2015  - I rise today to express my strong support for the Every Student Succeeds Act. As my role as Subcommittee Chairman of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, I’ve personally visited dozens of schools and talked to parents, teachers, students, and local education leaders. No Child Left B... More