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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • ICYMI: Higher education plays role in putting people to work
    Aug 15, 2011  - By Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Trey Gowdy (R-SC) Despite traces of progress in the Department of Labor’s latest jobs report, unemployment remains a major concern in the Carolinas. The regional unemployment rate hovers around 10 percent — well above the national average of 9.1 percent. Getting fo... More
  • While you were out…
    Sep 13, 2010  - Congress may not have been in session these last several weeks, but plenty has been happening in Washington and around the nation. Below is a brief recap of notable education and labor news – what you might have missed and what is worth watching in the waning days of the congressional session. Commo... More
  • ObamaCare and College Students
    Aug 26, 2010  - Here is something college students probably didn’t want to learn on their way back to school: thanks to ObamaCare, many may soon lose their school-sponsored health care plan. An editorial from the Wall Street Journal provides the details on why some college students risk losing their current health ... More
  • Washington Times on Government Takeover of Student Loans
    Nov 30, 2009  - The Washington Times editorial page is crying foul over recent efforts by the Obama Administration to pressure and cajole colleges and universities to abandon the most widely used federal student loan program in favor of the government-run alternative known as the Direct Loan program. “Despite the f... More
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