• Watch: Creating opportunities for the future
    Oct 31, 2018  - To watch online, click here. More
  • 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
  • ICYMI: U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Level Since 1969
    Oct 5, 2018  - By Eric Morath and Harriet Torry — Friday, October 5, 2018 The unemployment rate fell in September to the lowest level since the Vietnam War while hiring cooled slightly, the latest signs of an extremely tight labor market. The unemployment rate fell to 3.7% from 3.9% in August, the lowest rate sin... More
  • Missing and Exploited Children: What We Know and How We're Helping
    Oct 3, 2018  - Last week, the House of Representatives approved S. 3354, the last step in our efforts to modernize and reauthorize the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (MCAA). This legislation, which was enacted in 1984 and last reauthorized in 2013, coordinates federal efforts to prevent the abduction and sexual... 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
  • "America's colleges should foster critical thinking..."
    Sep 27, 2018  - Postsecondary institutions have a duty to develop students’ critical thinking, and the best way to develop that skill is through the free and vigorous exercise of the First Amendment. When civil discourse is silenced, students’ professional development is irreparably damaged. Hear more about the pow... More