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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Tough Week for the Obama Administration
    Sep 11, 2012  - It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already shaping up to be a tough week for the Obama administration. Just after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported yesterday the 2012 budget deficit hit $1.17 trillion in August, major defense contractors confirmed they will send layoff notices to tens of... More
  • CBO Confirms: ObamaCare Leads to More Spending and Higher Taxes on Working Families, Job Creators
    Jul 24, 2012  - Fresh on the heels of news that one in ten U.S. employers will soon drop health care coverage for workers as a result of the job-destroying health care law, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new report illustrating ObamaCare’s devastating impact on American families and taxpayers. Acc... More
  • ObamaCare Bad for Job Creators and Workers
    Jun 28, 2012  - Today the U.S. Supreme Court released its much awaited ruling on the 2010 health care law. Unfortunately, the court’s decision leaves in place a costly and unworkable health care scheme that continues to hurt families, workers, and job creators. Employers play a central role in the nation’s health c... More
  • Obama Policies Stunting Job Growth, Stalling Economic Recovery
    Jun 21, 2012  - The Bureau of Labor Statistics this week reported a significant drop in job openings, indicating America’s employers are hesitant to invest in and expand their businesses. Adding insult to injury, economists at Stanford University and the University of Chicago released a new chart on Tuesday showing... More
  • Facing the Facts on Health Care
    Apr 26, 2012  - Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the House Education and the Workforce Committee today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal. While the committee will examine a number of social services programs administered by HHS, members will also ha... 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
  • Left Turn: An Unhappy Anniversary
    Mar 23, 2012  - Two years ago today, President Obama signed his health care reform plan into law. His decision reflects the Democrats’ fatal error in believing that one day the public would support their health care scheme. In fact, not even the president is taking the time today to tout what the administration hai... More
  • ObamaCare: Two Years of Broken Promises
    Mar 22, 2012  - Tomorrow marks two years since President Obama signed his government takeover of health care into law. Nancy Pelosi once said Congress had to pass ObamaCare before the public could learn what was in it. Two years later, the nation’s workers and employers are still learning new details and living wit... More
  • Despite President’s Promises, Health Care Costs on the Rise
    Sep 27, 2011  - It wasn’t long ago the American people were promised that health care reform would lower costs. In fact, President Obama repeatedly pledged his health care plan would lower premiums by up to $2,500. Unfortunately, as a recent study by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation helps make clear, Democrats... More
  • Another Day, Another Report of Rising Costs Under ObamaCare
    Jun 30, 2010  - More than a year ago, President Obama declared national health care spending had placed the country “on an unsustainable course that threatens the financial stability of families, businesses and government itself.” The president described health care reform as a “necessity that cannot wait.” Despite... More
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