• Labor Department Drops the Ball
    Feb 4, 2016  - With the bipartisan, bicameral passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Congress successfully came together to improve an outdated and inefficient job training system—providing more Americans with the tools necessary to succeed in a 21st century workforce. The law puts the bes... More
  • Revisionist History: Administration Wants a Long-Term Student Loan Fix… No, Wait, Maybe Later.
    Jun 6, 2013  - Today the Obama administration released a Statement of Administration Policy endorsing a Senate proposal to kick the can down the road on student loan interest rates. The approach now supported by the president would ensure millions of borrowers will face another interest rate cliff in two short yea... More
  • Left Turn: Mr. President, why not try responsible spending cuts?
    Feb 28, 2013  - To get the nation’s fiscal house in order, the American people shouldn’t have to choose between higher taxes and indiscriminate budget cuts. Yet that is precisely the false choice President Obama wants the country to make. House Republicans have twice advanced a responsible alternative, one that add... More
  • Left Turn: Obama Pre-K Proposal Raises Serious Questions
    Feb 14, 2013  - When President Obama called for expanded access to early childhood education during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline warned, “Before we spend more taxpayer dollars on new programs, we must first review what is and is not working... More
  • Democrats Flip Flop on ObamaCare Slush Fund
    Apr 27, 2012  - The House is scheduled to vote today on the Interest Rate Reduction Act (H.R. 4682), legislation sponsored by Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) that will roll back wasteful ObamaCare spending to pay for a one year extension of the current interest rate on subsidized Stafford Loans made to undergraduate stude... More
  • Obama Advisor Admits: No Plan to Pay for Stafford Loan Interest Rate Freeze
    Apr 24, 2012  - One of President Obama’s leading domestic policy advisers admits the president has yet to figure out a way to afford the $6 billion price tag on a one-year Stafford Loan interest rate freeze, stating, “That really isn’t the issue.” On NPR’s Diane Rehm Show yesterday, host Susan Page pressed Domestic... More
  • New Report Confirms ObamaCare Leads to Higher Deficits and More Government Spending
    Apr 10, 2012  - Just moments before President Obama signed into law his government takeover of health care, he promised: “This legislation will also lower costs… for the federal government, reducing our deficit by over $1 trillion in the next two decades. It is paid for. It is fiscally responsible.” Not so says a n... More