• Foxx Statement on the White House's Pledge to the American Worker
    Oct 31, 2018  - To watch online, click here. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement after President Trump’s White House event honoring America’s workers: "The Pledge to the American Worker, shared by the administration, Congress... More
  • Committee Members Urge NLRB to Continue Positive Reforms
    Oct 1, 2018  - Members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce today sent a letter to Chairman John Ring of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) lauding the Board’s work to restore a commonsense application of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in its recent rulings. The letter noted how under th... More
  • House Approves Update to Missing Children’s Assistance Act
    Sep 28, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement after the House of Representatives approved S. 3354, the Missing Children’s Assistance Act of 2018: “Every child is precious. Until we live in a world where no child is afraid, we ... More
  • Committee Discusses First Amendment Rights on College Campuses
    Sep 26, 2018  - Today, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing to examine First Amendment rights on college campuses. “All of education, but especially postsecondary institutions, have a duty to develop students’ problem-solving skills. By encouraging stude... More
  • THIS WEEK: Committee Hearing on Examining First Amendment Rights on Campus
    Sep 24, 2018  - On Wednesday, September 26 at 10:00 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold a hearing on "Examining First Amendment Rights on Campus." The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitu... More
  • Foxx on NLRB Joint Employer Decision: “…a top priority on behalf of America’s local businesses.”
    Sep 13, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the announcement of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s proposed rule to restore the joint employer standard: “The NLRB has rightly made addressing the joint emp... More
  • Foxx, Scott Praise House Passage of Bipartisan Financial Aid Legislation
    Sep 5, 2018  - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1635, the bipartisan Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. Sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), the legislation will improve financial aid counseling for students receiving a Pell Grant or a fede... More