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Foxx Reacts to NLRB’s Surrender on Joint-Employer Court Decision

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) abandoned its own appeal to the joint-employer standard ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas: “Workers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs across the nation are certainly rejoicing today – the N... Read more »

The Courts AGAIN Tell Biden His Student Loan Scam is Illegal

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WASHINGTON - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit ruled today that the Biden administration’s so-called “SAVE” plan—the costliest regulation in the history of the U.S.—is illegal: “The chaos and destruction this administration is inflicting on the nation’s student loan system is unprecede... Read more »

Chair Kiley to Hold Hearing on OSHA’s Regulatory Overreach and Skewed Priorities

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, July 24, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA), will hold a hearing titled “Safeguarding Workers and Employers from OSHA Overreach and Skewed Priorities.” “It is critical that OSHA acknowledge and implement feedback from the employers and job creators who are affected by its top-down mandates to ensure its policies a... Read more »

Chair Foxx Hits Biden Administration for Putting Illegal Immigrants Ahead of American Students

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WASHINGTON - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) slammed the Biden administration today for its decision, once again, to put the interests of illegal immigrants ahead of the success of American students. In a new rulemaking, the U.S. Department of Education aims to allow illegal immigrants to access a collection of taxpayer-funded and administered college preparat... Read more »

Committees on Natural Resources and Education & the Workforce to Hold Joint Hearing Demanding Accountability at Haskell Indian Nations University

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WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, July 23, at 2:00 p.m., the House Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and the Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT), will hold a joint hearing titled “Investigating How the Biden Administration Ign... Read more »

Chair Foxx Promises Robust Oversight if Biden Admin Fails to Heed the Limits Placed on its Authority Following Chevron Reversal

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WASHINGTON – Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) led eight letters to the agencies that fall under the Committee’s jurisdiction, calling on them to adhere to the recent Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Chevron decision, which rightfully puts an end to the Biden administration’s gross and abusive federal overreach. In the letters, Foxx writes: “[C]hevron unle... Read more »

House Takes Action to Protect Women and Girls

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WASHINGTON – Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) today applaud the House passage of H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the Biden administration’s radical rewrite of Title IX that would erase vital protections for women and girls that have existed for half a century. When Title IX passed in 1972, it was ... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx, Ranking Member Cassidy, Colleagues Demand Update on OIG Investigation into Biden’s Botched FAFSA Rollout Amid Concerns of Further FAFSA Delays

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), along with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, urged the Department of Education (DeptEd) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to provide an update on its investigation into the Biden administration’s botched implementatio... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Advances Bills to Expedite FAFSA, Optimize Workforce Data Collection, and Protect American Savers

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Education and the Workforce Committee passed five bills that will expedite the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process, improve workforce data collection, and protect American savers and retirees: H.R. 8932, FAFSA Deadline Act; H.R. 2574, EMS Counts Act; H.R. 6319, Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services Act of 2023; H.R. 2941, Recognizing the Role ... Read more »

Foxx: Congress Must Act to Protect Women and Preserve Title IX

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor in support of Rep. Mary Miller's (R-IL) H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the Biden administration's Title IX rule that endangers women and robs them of hard-earned opportunities. Chairwoman Foxx's remarks (as prepared for delivery): "I rise today to addr... Read more »

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