• 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22, 2017  - The rules and regulations implementing federal wage and hour standards are overly complex, burdensome, and outdated, creating significant challenges for workers and small business owners.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
  • Employees Share Positive Experiences Working as Members of the “CKE Family”
    Feb 15, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Michael Saltsman, research director at the Employment Policies Institute (EPI), recently sat down with four female employees of CKE franchise restaurants who described the opportunities they’ve enjoyed ... More
  • An Opportunity to Protect Retirement Security
    Feb 14, 2017  - House Republicans are continuing an effort to roll back some of the most harmful rules and regulations finalized in the last days of the Obama administration. We’ve already taken steps to support small businesses and our Armed Forces and acted to rein in the federal role in education. So what’s nex... 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
  • Small Businesses Need Relief From Obamacare
    Feb 9, 2017  - Obamacare has been a disaster across the country, and small businesses have endured more than their share of the pain. For nearly seven years, the law has increased costs, limited choices, and made it more difficult for small businesses to provide health care coverage for their employees. As one sma... More