• Chairwoman Foxx Urges Continued Department of Labor Action to Improve the Job Corps Program
    Jul 18, 2018  - Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta following up on the Committee’s ongoing oversight of the Job Corps program. The letter noted concerns about the Job Corps program’s failing safety record, and urged the Secretary to continue advanci... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Summer Food Service Program
    Jul 17, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), held a hearing to examine the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), discuss its importance, and address known challenges within the program. “In America today, nearly 1 in 4 children li... More
  • THIS WEEK: Subcommittee Hearing on the Summer Food Service Program
    Jul 16, 2018  - On Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education will hold a hearing on “Examining the Summer Food Service Program.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will explore the U.S. Department ... More
  • Foxx, Walberg on Supreme Court’s Janus Decision: “…a victory for the American workforce.”
    Jun 27, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in favor of the individual freedom o... More
  • Foxx, Thompson Statement on Senate CTE Developments
    Jun 22, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), made the following joint statement after the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee announced it will consider Career and Technical Education legislation next... More
  • Foxx Statement on Proposed New Department of Education and the Workforce
    Jun 21, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chair of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump announced a reorganization plan for the executive branch that includes a proposed merger of the Departments of Education and Labor into a new Departm... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Growth in the American Workforce
    Jun 21, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing to examine current positive trends in the U.S. labor market, and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) labor market economic information and methodologies... More