• ICYMI: In Foxx, Trump & DeVos Have a Staunch Education Ally
    Feb 23, 2017  - By Christopher Beach With control of all three branches of government, Republicans are set on unraveling President Obama's education legacy and pushing an unprecedented amount of funding and authority back to states. Leading this charge is Rep. Virginia Foxx, the newly appointed chairwoman of the H... More
  • 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22, 2017  - The rules and regulations implementing federal wage and hour standards are overly complex, burdensome, and outdated, creating significant challenges for workers and small business owners.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
  • Committee Head Slams NCAA Unionization Memo From Labor Board Counsel
    Feb 3, 2017  - Committee Head Slams NCAA Unionization Memo From Labor Board Counsel By Sean Higgins The chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee is calling on Richard Griffin, the general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, to "abandon his partisan agenda or step down immediately.... More
  • Doing Nothing on Obamacare Is Not an Option
    Jan 23, 2017  - Doing Nothing on Obamacare Is Not an Option By Reps. Tim Walberg, Mike Bishop, Paul Mitchell, and Dave Trott In 2010, Nancy Pelosi famously said of Obamacare, “We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.” Seven years later, we now know what’s in it: rising costs, fewer options and, ... More
  • Report: 300,000 Small Business Jobs Lost Due to Obamacare
    Jan 18, 2017  - Report: 300,000 Small Business Jobs Lost Due to Obamacare By Elizabeth Harrington Obamacare has cost roughly 300,000 small business jobs due to higher health care costs, according to a new report. The American Action Forum, a center-right policy institute, released findings Wednesday that rising pr... More