• Foxx Statement: Floor Debate on H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection for Human Trafficking Act
    Jul 12, 2017  - Over the past few years, we have only begun to comprehend the horrors of human trafficking and how it established a foothold in this country. Thanks to the vigilance of faith-based groups, humanitarians across the globe, and the courage of survivors, we are learning more about the tactics and looph... More
  • Foxx Statement: Floor Debate on the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
    Jun 22, 2017  - When many Americans think of higher education, they think of a traditional college or university on a sprawling green campus. They think of students leaving college and universities with their degree in-hand, ready for a career and set for life. While many Americans choose this path, there is a mis... More
  • Foxx Statement: Republican Efforts to Provide a Better Way on Health Care
    Mar 7, 2017  - For years, Americans across the country have struggled under a government takeover of health care. Because of Obamacare, insurance markets are collapsing, health care costs are soaring, and patients’ choices are dwindling. Simply put, the flawed health care law is failing. It is hurting hardworking... More
  • Byrne Statement: Consideration of H. J. Res 83
    Mar 1, 2017  - America’s workers deserve responsible, commonsense regulatory policies to ensure safe and healthy working conditions. They deserve a federal government that holds bad actors accountable, and a government that takes proactive steps to help employers improve safety protections and prevent injuries an... More
  • Foxx Statement: Consideration of H. J. Res 83
    Mar 1, 2017  - I rise today in support of this resolution because it will reverse an unlawful power grab and restore responsible worker health and safety policies. Article one of the Constitution is clear. It is the members of this body — the legislative branch — who write the law. Why? Because we are closest to t... More
  • Walberg Statement: Debate on H. J. Res. 66
    Feb 15, 2017  - I rise today in strong support of H. J. Res 66, a resolution to protect retirement savers. During the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor created a regulatory loophole that threatens the retirement security of working families. We are here today to use Congress’s authori... More
  • Foxx Statement: Consideration of H. J. Res. 57
    Feb 7, 2017  - For years, the federal government operated under the flawed idea that Washington knows best when it comes to education. Policies put in place in recent decades vastly expanded the federal footprint into K-12 schools and prevented state and local education leaders from delivering the high-quality ed... More