• A Better Way in September
    Sep 30, 2016  - House Republicans have been working to provide Americans A Better Way, moving forward with a bold policy agenda to tackle the country’s challenges. September was no exception, with the Committee on Education and the Workforce advancing positive solutions that will help individuals compete in the wor... More
  • On Overtime Rule, Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Colleges and Universities Ask Congress for More Time
    Sep 28, 2016  - Today, the House will consider H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act. Introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, the legislation will provide a much-needed six-month delay in the effective date of the Dep... More
  • Providing Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Colleges and Universities More Time
    Sep 27, 2016  - The clock is ticking on schools, small businesses, and charitable organizations across the country. In two short months, the Department of Labor’s extreme and partisan overtime rule will go into effect. Despite repeated warnings of harmful consequences, the administration looks determined to enforce... More
  • Improving Public Safety, Providing Vulnerable Youth a Second Chance
    Sep 20, 2016  - Every child deserves an opportunity to achieve a lifetime of success. That’s exactly why Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (R-VA) introduced the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R. 5963). Approved by the committee last week, the bipartisan legisl... More
  • A Better Way for Vulnerable Youth
    Sep 14, 2016  - House lawmakers came together yesterday to provide more men and women A Better Way by strengthening career and technical education. Today, the committee is focused on another solution that will help individuals achieve a lifetime of success—individuals like Sloane Baxter. As a teenager, Sloane was o... More
  • A Better Way Through CTE Reform
    Sep 13, 2016  - From speaking out in Sunday school to reciting Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches, Johnelle Simpson II was born a leader and public speaker. But the thought never crossed his mind that he could turn his childhood experience into a fulfilling career. That was before a teacher and student counselo... More
  • A CTE Home Run
    Sep 2, 2016  - When Jasmine Morgan began her freshman year at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, a teacher recognized Jasmine’s talents and encouraged her to enroll in the marketing and entrepreneurship courses the school offered through its career and technical education (CTE) program. Jasmine quickly ... More