• ICYMI: Arkansas Entrepreneur Tells U.S. House Panel That Regulations Threaten Survival of Company
    Feb 22, 2017  - The rules and regulations implementing federal wage and hour standards are overly complex, burdensome, and outdated, creating significant challenges for workers and small business owners. For Rhea Lana Riner, the confusing maze of rules and red tape forced her to confront costly litigation that cou... More
  • ICYMI: New Opportunities to Help Students, Workers, and Job Creators
    Feb 16, 2017  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) What a difference an election can make. Across the country, there is renewed hope and confidence in the future. Expectations are high, as they should be. Now it’s time to do the hard work necessary to live up to those expectations. For eight years, families and small bu... More
  • ICYMI: More government may not be the answer to boosting retirement savings
    Feb 14, 2017  - By Reps. Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Francis Rooney (R-FL) The Times’ Feb. 10 editorial, “House Republicans side with Wall Street against the little guy,” sadly resorts to worn out rhetoric and attacks about motive rather than engaging in an honest debate about ideas. If we were to respond in kind, we w... More
  • Foxx: Time for New Leadership and a New Direction at the Labor Department
    Dec 20, 2016  - Time for New Leadership and a New Direction at the Labor Department By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), incoming-chair of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce In the new year, a new secretary will take the helm of the Department of Labor. Working families and small business owners face toug... More
  • Proposed Overtime Rule Could Threaten Nonprofit Providers of Disability Services
    Apr 15, 2016  - The Department of Labor will soon unveil new changes to federal overtime rules, and people across the country are raising concerns. Leaders at non-profit organizations are among those sounding the alarm on a rule that will raise costs, make it harder for workers to advance, and limit their ability t... More
  • Unemployed by ObamaCare
    Aug 22, 2014  - The president’s policies are hurting working families, and a leading culprit is the fatally flawed health care law. In September, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) will hold a field hearing in Indiana to examine ObamaCare's impact on schools and workplace... More
  • Obama's unfair union-election tilt
    Mar 28, 2014  - By Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives John Kline (R-MN) and Phil Roe (R-TN) The president is waging a public-relations campaign about income inequality in this country, but rather than focus on growing the economy and encouraging businesses to hire, this administration has fallen ba... More