• Kline Statement on September Jobs Report
    Oct 8, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s senior Republican member, issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Labor reported a loss of 95,000 jobs in September and a national unemployment rate stuck at 9.6 percent: “American workers and employers ... More
  • Education & Labor Republicans in The Hill's Education Special Report
    Sep 29, 2010  - Rep. John Kline: Education is a jobs issue According to the so-called experts, the Great Recession that began during the winter of 2007 ended in June of 2009. This should be welcome news, but many Americans find it hard to believe. More than 14.8 million workers are still unemployed, and 27 states ... More
  • Dear Colleague: Former Education Secretary: Access to Higher Education Will Spur Economic Recovery
    Sep 29, 2010  - Dear Colleague: With nearly 15 million Americans unemployed and looking for work, we should be doing all we can to help job-seekers get the skills, training, and credentials they need to re-enter the workforce. Unfortunately, regulations proposed by the U.S. Department of Education threaten to redu... More
  • Kline Op-ed in The Hill: Education is a jobs issue
    Sep 29, 2010  - The following op-ed was published in The Hill on September 29, 2010. According to the so-called experts, the Great Recession that began during the winter of 2007 ended in June of 2009. This should be welcome news, but many Americans find it hard to believe. More than 14.8 million workers are still u... More
  • Kline Rejects President Obama’s Straw Man Arguments About Education Funding
    Sep 28, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s senior Republican member, issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s claims about Republican support for education: “Instead of having an honest discussion about bringing fiscal responsibility back to W... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on the “Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act”
    Sep 23, 2010  - We are here to look at the issue of concussions among high school athletes and the effects of these traumatic brain injuries on a student’s academic achievement. This is the third in a series of hearings examining what policies and practices are in place to protect students from these injuries and h... More
  • Pledge to America Delivers the Solutions Americans are Demanding
    Sep 23, 2010  - House Republicans today unveiled A Pledge to America, a governing agenda developed through an unprecedented dialogue with the American people. The Pledge outlines immediate steps Congress can take to create jobs, restrain spending, reform health care, and enact other sensible reforms sought by the A... More