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  • Mr. President, We Know What’s Wrong With the Broken Job Training System; It’s Time to Fix It
    Jan 30, 2014  - In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for a “year of action” that left many Americans unimpressed. As one political journalist wrote, the president’s agenda includes “small-bore executive orders, studies, summits.” President Obama’s lackluster to-do list was especially evident wh... More
  • Students, Schools, and Colleges Struggle with ObamaCare Consequences
    Jan 23, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee is investigating the effects of President Obama's health care law on the nation's schools. Click on the graphic below to read stories collected from news reports, witness testimony, and education stakeholders across the country. Want to share #YourStor... More
  • Education Leaders Share Their ObamaCare Challenges
    Jan 7, 2014  - The New Year is ushering in new challenges for the nation’s schools, thanks to the president’s health care law. Following reports of schools forced to cut hours for substitute teachers, limit classes for adjunct professors, or reduce pay to manage higher costs as a result of ObamaCare, the House Edu... More
  • Students, Educators, and School Leaders Fear ObamaCare Consequences
    Dec 5, 2013  - At a recent Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on the effects of ObamaCare on the nation’s education system, witnesses highlighted potential new costs and damaging consequences for schools, colleges, teachers, and students. One higher education leader testified the law’s punitive mandates... More
  • Left Turn: ObamaCare Creates New Hurdles for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 6, 2013  - Each day we learn more about the devastating effects of the presidents health care law. From website glitches and privacy concerns to cancelled health plans and higher premiums, the laws fatal flaws are exceedingly obvious. And the problems in the law arent just hurting families, businesses, and wor... More
  • Then vs. Now: You can't take it with you
    Oct 29, 2013  - THEN: "If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period." President Barack Obama NOW: “Millions of Americans are getting their health insurance cancelled under the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration has known for about three years that this would... More
  • Is Secretary Sebelius still excited?
    Oct 22, 2013  - President Obama attempted yesterday to address the “outrageous” rollout of his signature health care law, but his speech missed the mark. Ron Fournier of National Journal told MSNBC viewers the president “diminish[ed] the significance of what’s been happening” and ”doesn’t really take full responsib... More
  • Left Turn: Did Someone Say "Glitch"?
    Oct 1, 2013  - Today ObamaCare went live in states across the country – sort of. Though the president admitted there would be “glitches” along the way, he never warned how widespread the errors in this government-run health care system would be. Headlines highlight the delays, errors, and, yes, glitches that are c... More
  • Despite White House Objections, AFL-CIO Joins Chorus of Unions Critical of ObamaCare
    Sep 12, 2013  - Overcoming White House objections, members of the AFL-CIO approved a resolution that cites a “laundry list of complaints against ObamaCare.” The Federation – which represents more than 12 million workers – described the law as “highly disruptive” to its health care plans. It seems AFL-CIO President ... More
  • Fact Sheet: H.R. 2637, the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act
    Jul 10, 2013  - THE PROBLEM: Over the last decade, college costs have skyrocketed. Annual in-state tuition and fees at public four-year universities cost an average of $4,793 in 2001. Today, that price tag is $8,665 – an 81 percent increase. Similar trends can be seen at private institutions and two-year degree pr... More
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