• Modernizing Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 14, 2016  - Multiemployer pensions as we know them today have been around for nearly 70 years. Of course, a lot has changed since the 1940s, so it’s long past time to bring the pension system into the 21st century. With the right set of reforms, Congress can deliver positive change that will benefit workers, em... More
  • Kline Releases Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 9, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today unveiled a discussion draft of a proposal to modernize the nation’s multiemployer pension system. Part of the committee’s ongoing efforts to strengthen retirement security, the proposal follows years of bip... More
  • Kline Statement on Multiemployer Pension Reports
    Jun 17, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement today after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released two reports documenting the significant challenges facing the multiemployer pension system: These reports put in... More
  • Republicans Unveil A Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Jun 7, 2016  - Today, at House of Help City of Hope in Anacostia, Republicans unveiled an initiative aimed at lifting people out of poverty and onto the ladder of opportunity. It is the first plank of A Better Way, a bold policy agenda to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges. Our plan—available now at b... More
  • Kline, Scott Joint Statement on Multiemployer Pensions
    May 6, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) issued the following joint statement after the Department of Treasury issued its decision regarding the Central States Pension Fund: A pension crisis has been growing for decades,... More
  • House Passes Resolution Protecting Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
    Apr 28, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following statements after the House passed H. J. Res. 88, a resolution that will block the Department of Labor’s misguided “fiduciary” rule an... More
  • Committee Approves Resolution to Stop Fiduciary Rule, Protect Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
    Apr 21, 2016  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved a resolution (H.J. Res. 88) to block the Department of Labor’s “fiduciary” rule and protect access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families. The resolution was introduced by ... More