• 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
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Hearings to Examine Regulatory and Enforcement Policies at EEOC, the Need for Improved Transparency in Higher Education
    May 22, 2017  - This week, members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will participate in hearings examining the policies of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as well as federal requirements intended to promote transparency in higher education. Both hearings will take place in r... More