• Do Your Homework: What the New York Times Missed on the PROSPER Act
    Apr 9, 2018  - A column in today's New York Times attacked proposed reforms within the PROSPER Act to assist students and families who are seeking to pay back federal student loans. The piece was quick to criticize the major reforms to student financial aid, but missed many key facts the actual impact of the major... More
  • ICYMI: Restore common sense to the workplace
    Oct 31, 2017  - By Randy Johnson and Glenn Spencer In Missouri and beyond, businesses stand eager to expand job growth, seek out new opportunities, and in the process, create better prospects for American workers. However, after eight years of Washington, D.C., policies that worked against employers, there’s a lot ... More
  • ICYMI: How Congress Can Help Your Favorite Local Restaurants
    Oct 11, 2017  - How Congress can help your favorite local restaurants By Chris Duggan San Diego is transforming into more than America’s Finest City. It’s becoming a culinary hot spot. Previously known for its fish tacos and oceanside cuisine, creative chefs from across the United States and even Mexico are fillin... More
  • ICYMI: Foxx, Roe Fiduciary Op-Ed
    Oct 5, 2017  - Obama's fiduciary rule is already hurting small savers. Here's how to roll it back By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) Saving for retirement is a difficult challenge for Americans across the country. By one estimate, there are nearly 40 million working families who haven't s... More
  • ICYMI: Foxx Celebrates 25 Years of Charter Schools
    Sep 12, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce spoke on the House floor to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the opening of the nation’s first charter school, and praised the hope an opportunity charter schools across the country provide for students and fam... More
  • ICYMI: Congress Must Act to Protect Local Businesses From Joint Employer Scheme
    Jul 17, 2017  - By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx Far too often in Washington, D.C., when you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. That certainly seemed to be the mindset of government bureaucrats during the Obama administration. In an attempt to solve a problem that didn’t exist, bureaucrats who have never owne... More
  • ICYMI: Dat Dog Tells Washington That Labor Policy Threatens Expansion Plans
    Jul 13, 2017  - By CityBusiness Staff Congressional lawmakers looking at the impact of an Obama-era labor policy heard Tuesday from a New Orleans-based business concerned that it could derail plans to expand in the Gulf South. Dat Dog, the gourmet hot dog joint that opened on Freret Street in 2011, was one of seve... More