• Setting the Record Straight: Q&A on Voluntary Employee Wellness Programs
    Mar 16, 2017  - Voluntary employee wellness plans have long helped lower health care costs for working families and promote the health and wellbeing of employees. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H... More
  • The Self-Insurance Protection Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employer-sponsored insurance is one of the leading ways Americans obtain health care coverage. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than 150 million Americans are covered by a health benefit plan offered by an employer. Unfortunately, providing employer-sponsored insurance is ... More
  • Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employers continue to develop innovative strategies to help lower health care costs for their employees. It is important for federal policies to support this innovation, especially as working families struggle under the 2010 failed health care law that has led to soaring costs and fewer... More
  • Small Business Health Fairness Act Fact Sheet
    Feb 16, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employers play an important role in providing America’s working families with access to affordable health care coverage. Unfortunately, small businesses have been hit especially hard by flawed mandates, soaring costs, and limited choices under Obamacare. According to the National Federat... More
  • Strengthening Our Commitment to Victims of Youth Trafficking
    Jul 11, 2014  - THE PROBLEM Each year, an estimated 300,000 youth may become victims of sex trafficking, while other youth are forced into hard labor and drug trafficking. Runaway and homeless youth are especially at risk of falling victim to sex trafficking. Approximately one out seven runaway youth reported to t... More
  • Safeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare’s Obligatory Levies (SCHOOL) Act
    May 30, 2014  - THE PROBLEM: Across the country, workers and job creators are struggling with the consequences of the president’s government-run health care scheme. Higher costs, fewer hours of work, and loss of existing health insurance continue to threaten the health and income security of working families. Howe... More
  • House Democrats Paint New Targets on Small Businesses
    Nov 5, 2009  - Small businesses are learning each day that Speaker Pelosi’s proposed government takeover of health care plan will be a bitter pill to swallow. Buried amid more than 2,000 pages of bureaucratic red tape are proposals that spell disaster for small businesses – the employers who create the majority of... More