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E&W, E&C Republicans Press HHS Secretary Becerra on Preventing Civil Rights Violations at Universities Receiving NIH Grants

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WASHINGTON –In a new letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, House Education and the Workforce Committee (E&W) Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Subcommittee on Higher Education & Workforce Development Chair Burgess Owens (R-UT), along with House Energy and Commerce Committee (E&C) Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), E&C Subcommittee on Health Chair Bre... Read More »

Chairwoman Foxx Presses University Presidents on Unlawful Encampments, Pervasive Antisemitism

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "Calling for Accountability: Stopping Antisemitic College Chaos": "In Ernest Hemingway’s novel, The Sun Also Rises, two characters are discussing bankruptcy. "'How did you go bankrupt?' asks Bill. "'Two ways,' Mike responds, 'Gra... Read More »

Hearing Recap: Rutgers, UCLA, and Northwestern Edition

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For the third time this Congress, the Committee held a hearing with university presidents to fight back against pervasive antisemitism on college campuses. Witnesses testifying included Mr. Michael Schill, President of Northwestern University; Dr. Jonathan Holloway, President of Rutgers University; and Dr. Gene Block, Chancellor of UCLA. Antisemitic encampments have broken out on campuses across t... Read More »

Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA Presidents to Testify Before the Committee About Antisemitism — Tomorrow at 9:45 AM

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Tomorrow, at 9:45 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a full Committee hearing with the presidents of Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA titled “Calling for Accountability: Stopping Antisemitic College Chaos.” “The Committee has a clear message for mealy-mouthed, spineless college leaders: Congress will not tolerate your dereliction of your d... Read More »

Chair Good Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing Exposing Shady Union Tactics

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WASHINGTON – Today, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "Big Labor Lies: Exposing Union Tactics to Undermine Free and Fair Elections": "President Biden’s radical labor policies have damaged fair and open labor relations between employers and employees, and are fundamentally re... Read More »

Foxx, Good Demand Answers on Biden’s Attempts to Leverage Retirement Assets Illegally to Boost Big Labor

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) sent letters to Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su, Executive Director of the National Electrical Benefit Fund Investments (NEBF) Kevin McCormack, NEBF Trustees Lonnie R. Stevenson, David Long, Kenneth W. Cooper, and Dennis F. Qu... Read More »

Hearing Recap: Big Labor Tactics Edition

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The Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee convened today to shed light on the nefarious tactics used by Big Labor to unionize workplaces. Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) kicked off the hearing by sorting the array of unfair union tactics into three main buckets: corporate campaigns, neutrality agreements, and salting. Each of these tactics are intended to give Big Labor an unfair leg up in... Read More »

WATCH: Foxx Champions Two Bills to Boost Workforce Development Options for Students & Workers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 6655, A Stronger Workforce for America Act, and H.R. 6585, the Bipartisan Workforce Pell Act. These bipartisan bills will provide enhanced skills development opportunities and bolster the workforce to help students and workers get better jobs faster. Chairwoman Foxx... Read More »

Chair Good to Hold Hearing Exposing Shady Union Tactics to Undermine Elections, Workers’ Rights — Tomorrow at 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), will hold a hearing titled “Big Labor Lies: Exposing Union Tactics to Undermine Free and Fair Elections.” “Union bosses often use shady tactics to intimidate employees and undermine free and fair election processes, forcing workers into union membership,” said Chairma... Read More »

Taxpayer-Funded Truman Scholarship Favors Liberals 10:1 Foxx, Owens, Aderholt Want Answers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development Chairman Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chairman Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL) sent a letter to Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Executive Secretary Dr. Terry Babcock-Lumi... Read More »

TIME CHANGE: Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA Presidents to Testify Before the Committee About Antisemitism

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On Thursday, May 23, at 9:45 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a full Committee hearing with the presidents of Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA titled “Calling for Accountability: Stopping Antisemitic College Chaos.” “The Committee has a clear message for mealy-mouthed, spineless college leaders: Congress will not tolerate your derelictio... Read More »

Foxx, Cassidy Lead Bicameral Letter Urging Biden Administration to Withdraw Latest $147 Billion Student Loan Transfer Scheme

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WASHINGTON – Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Ranking Member Bill Cassidy (R-LA) led 129 Members of Congress in sending a bicameral letter to Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona urging the Department to withdraw its latest attempt to transfer student loan debt onto American taxpayers. The D... Read More »

Shocking Report: Under Biden Admin Hurt & Ill Federal Workers Face Delayed Care

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The mission of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) “is to protect the interests of workers who are injured or become ill on the job, their families and their employers by making timely, appropriate, and accurate decisions on claims, providing prompt payment of benefits and helping injured workers return to gainful work as early as is feasible.” However, ... Read More »

Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA Presidents to Testify Before the Committee About Antisemitism

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On Thursday, May 23, at 10:15 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a full Committee hearing with the presidents of Northwestern, Rutgers, and UCLA titled “Calling for Accountability: Stopping Antisemitic College Chaos.” “The Committee has a clear message for mealy-mouthed, spineless college leaders: Congress will not tolerate your derelicti... Read More »

Foxx Demands Answers After Cybersecurity Breach Affected Workers’ & Families’ Access to Health Care

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su requesting additional information about the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s (EBSA) cybersecurity capabilities and procedures after a cybersecurity breach at Optum’s Change Healthcare unit exposed the threat cybercriminals pose to EBSA’s ability t... Read More »

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