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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 »

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 »

Committee Investigative Update Reveals Pattern of Inaction by Harvard Leadership in Combating Antisemitism

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released a detailed investigative update highlighting major flaws in Harvard University’s response to antisemitic events on its campus. Documents obtained by the Committee in its antisemitism investigation reveal that Harvard’s Antisemitism Advisory Group (AAG) presented significant recommendations to Harvard... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Demands Documents from UCLA Ahead of Hearing with Chancellor Block

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to University of California system President Michael Drake, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Chancellor Gene Block, and University of California Board of Regents Chair Richard Leib requesting documents and information regarding UCLA’s response to the unlawful antisemitic encampment; ... Read more »

Chair Good to Hold Hearing Exposing Shady Union Tactics to Undermine Elections, Workers’ Rights

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WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 22, 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,” ... Read more »

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