• Witnesses Describe Need for Improving Transparency in Higher Education, Safeguarding Student Privacy
    May 24, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), today held a hearing to examine transparency in higher education. Members discussed the need for complete and accurate information to ensure students and their families are making informed decision... More
  • Opportunities to Change Course at EEOC
    May 24, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing to discuss the need for more responsible regulatory and enforcement policies at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). As part of the committee’s ongoing oversight efforts, members reviewed ... More
  • Foxx Statement on Resignation of FSA Official
    May 24, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the resignation of James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA): No one employed by the feder... More
  • House Passes Bill to Enhance Protections for Missing and Exploited Children
    May 23, 2017  - The House today passed the Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act (H.R. 1808) by a voice vote. Introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), chairman of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, and Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), the bill updates the Missing Children’s ... More
  • House Passes Bill to Enhance Opportunity for Vulnerable Youth, Improve Juvenile Justice
    May 23, 2017  - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1809, the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017 by voice vote. Introduced by Rep. Jason Lewis (R-MN) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), the bipartisan legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) to... More
  • Foxx Statement on President's FY 2018 Budget Proposal
    May 23, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after President Trump released his budget for fiscal year 2018: Students, workers, and small businesses cannot succeed in an economy that is crippled by too much government and... More
  • Foxx Statement on the Fiduciary Rule
    May 23, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s decision to allow the fiduciary rule to take effect June 9, 2017: The last administration inflicted a lot of pain on workers, ... More