• 25 Years of the FMLA, and the Future of Workforce Innovation
    Feb 5, 2018  - Today at the Committee on Education and the Workforce, we’re recognizing 25 years of the bipartisan Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), which was signed into law by President Clinton on February 5, 1993. This landmark law has had a meaningful impact on the American workforce, and it was an ... More
  • We're on it
    Feb 1, 2018  - If you’re a fan of Education & Workforce policy, the State of the Union address was a speech for you. When President Trump said, “my highest loyalty, my greatest compassion, and my constant concern is for America’s children, America’s struggling workers, and America’s forgotten communities,” we chee... More
  • "Oh, tax reform is working"
    Feb 1, 2018  - A former small business owner herself, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx has been talking to business owners who are putting money into their businesses and their employees because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. To watch video, click here. More
  • Chairwoman Foxx Statement on President Trump's SOTU Address
    Jan 30, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement this evening on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address: "President Trump knows the value of hard work. He understands the dignity of having a good job, and he want... More
  • Opening Statement by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) | Hearing on Evidence-Based Policymaking
    Jan 30, 2018  - Good morning, and welcome to this morning’s hearing on evidence-based policymaking. As a part of this discussion, we will hear about the importance of education research and student privacy protection. There is nothing new about the federal government’s use of data to better understand its citizens ... More
  • Committee on Education and the Workforce Examines Evidence-Based Policymaking and Privacy for Students
    Jan 30, 2018  - Today, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing on “Protecting Privacy, Promoting Policy: Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Future of Education.” “Education research can be a powerful tool to help our students, but that information should n... More
  • Prosperous People = Prosperous Country
    Jan 30, 2018  - Chairwoman Virginia Foxx talks about her relationship with President Trump and his vision for a prosperous America ahead of tonight's State of the Union. To watch video, click here. More