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Chair Foxx Conducts Oversight of the Department of Health and Human Services

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services": "Good morning, and welcome. Thank you everyone for joining me to conduct the Committee’s yearly oversight of the budget request for the Depar... Read more »

WATCH: Chair Foxx Celebrates National Charter Schools Week

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor to recognize National Charter Schools Week. Chairwoman Foxx’s remarks: “This week we celebrate and recognize the impact of the 8,000 public charter schools across the country. “Charter schools offer students and their families a crucial alternative to the one-size-fits-all education m... Read more »

Committee Oversight Uncovers DOL Caving to Unions on Return-to-Work Policy

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WASHINGTON--Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) reacted to subpoenaed documents received from Department of Labor (DOL) Acting Secretary Julie Su regarding the agency’s return-to-office action plan. For months, Acting Secretary Su failed to provide the Committee with a plan that Su’s own administration required. What’s worse, it appears DOL wasn’t taking re... Read more »

Foxx, Comer Seek Information from Treasury Secretary Yellen on Groups Funding Pro-Hamas Propaganda and Antisemitic Harassment on College Campuses

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WASHINGTON – Today, Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) are continuing to investigate the funding sources for the illegal, antisemitic encampments on college campuses. In a letter to Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, the lawmakers are requesting all suspicious activity rep... Read more »

Foxx to Conduct Oversight of the Department of Health and Human Services — Tomorrow at 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, at 10:15 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing titled “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services.” “Under Secretary Becerra, the Department of Health and Human Services has pursued a radical political agenda that has compromised Americans’ religious freedoms and... Read more »

Foxx Calls in Legal Aid Lawyers’ President Lisa Ohta for Deposition

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) served a subpoena for a deposition to Association of Legal Aid Attorneys/UAW Local 2325 (Local 2325) President Lisa Ohta. The subpoena compelling Ohta to participate in a deposition on May 29, 2024, comes as Local 2325 continues to obstruct the Committee’s investigation into the contentious vote and subsequen... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Demands Documents From Northwestern Ahead of Hearing with President Schill

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to Northwestern University President Michael Schill and Board of Trustees Chair Peter Barris requesting documents and information regarding Northwestern’s response to numerous antisemitic incidents on its campus and its failure to protect Jewish students, faculty, and staff. The deadline for Nor... Read more »

CBO: Chair Foxx Bill to Lower College Costs SAVES $185 Billion

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published an official score for Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx’s (R-NC) bill, the College Cost Reduction Act (CCRA), finding that it will save taxpayers $185 billion over the next decade through policies that rein in the executive branch, strengthen and simplify the nation’s broken student loan program, and r... Read more »

Foxx, Moolenaar, Wicker Launch Investigation into Georgia Tech for Partnership with Blacklisted Chinese Military-linked University

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WASHINGTON – Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party Chairman John Moolenaar (R-MI), and Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Wicker (R-MS) are demanding answers from Georgia Tech regarding its partnership with Tianjin University, a Chinese university with significant ties to the Chinese military, the Pe... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Report Flags NLRB Efforts to Disenfranchise Voters

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released a new committee staff report detailing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB or Board) misconduct and procedural irregularities related to the agency’s administration of mail ballot elections: “Through blatant misconduct that resulted in the disenfranchisement of workers participating union in e... Read more »

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