Members, Subcommittees & Jurisdiction
Chairwoman Foxx Opening Statement: Markup of H.R. 2823, the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act
Jul 19, 2017 -
After decades of hard work, retirement should be a time to spend with family and grandchildren, explore new hobbies, and simply enjoy life. But today, Americans across the country are having a hard time putting enough money aside for their retirement years. It can be very challenging. Many individua...
Statement by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN): Markup of H.R. 2823, the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act
Jul 19, 2017 -
For years, the Committee on Education and the Workforce has been fighting to preserve access to affordable retirement advice. Since the Obama administration first proposed changes to the policies governing retirement advice, we’ve led oversight efforts here in Congress. As the former chairman of the...
Chairwoman Foxx Opening Statement: Hearing on “ESSA Implementation: Exploring State and Local Reform Efforts”
Jul 18, 2017 -
ESSA can be considered a milestone for K-12 policy because it was a monumental shift in the role states and school districts would have in the future of education. ESSA sought to achieve two specific goals for K-12 education: autonomy and accountability. States and school districts were given new in...
Rep. Todd Rokita Opening Statement: Hearing on “Opportunities for State Leadership of Early Childhood Programs”
Jul 13, 2017 -
A child’s early development lays critical groundwork for he or she to succeed in the future. While a parent is the ultimate decider of what is best for their own child’s early development, the federal government has had a role in childcare for over 50 years. With enactment of the Head Start Act in 1...
Chairwoman Foxx Statement: Hearing on “Redefining Joint Employer Standards: Barriers to Job Creation and Entrepreneurship”
Jul 12, 2017 -
Small businesses are the driving force behind the American economy. They employ millions of Americans, bring communities together, and provide services we rely on each and every day. So many individuals have achieved the American Dream by owning a small business. One of the reasons we’re the greates...
Foxx Statement: Floor Debate on H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection for Human Trafficking Act
Jul 12, 2017 -
Over the past few years, we have only begun to comprehend the horrors of human trafficking and how it established a foothold in this country. Thanks to the vigilance of faith-based groups, humanitarians across the globe, and the courage of survivors, we are learning more about the tactics and looph...
Walberg Statement: Markup of H.R. 2776, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
Jun 29, 2017 -
House Republicans have been working hard to remove barriers to job creation, deliver regulatory relief, and help working families and small businesses succeed. Rolling back the National Labor Relations Board’s activist agenda is an important part of that effort. During the Obama administration, the ...