• ICYMI: Let’s replace failed job training system with one that works
    Jun 6, 2012  - By Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), and Joe Heck (R-NV) In January, President Obama told the story of Jackie Bray, who found employment after participating in a job training program at a local community college. The president urged Congress to "cut through the maze of confus... More
  • ICYMI: The Job Training Mess
    May 9, 2012  - More than a decade ago, Congress established a new workforce investment system to provide individuals with the skills and training necessary to succeed in the workplace. Regrettably, the system has since corroded, shifting from a helpful network of employment support to the confusing maze of bureau... More
  • ICYMI: Investing in America's Workforce
    Feb 3, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans are advancing legislation to improve the nation’s federal job training system to better serve workers and employers. In the Winter 2012 edition of the Ripon Forum, Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) describes the committee’s efforts to ensur... More
  • Kline Discusses NLRB Recess Appointments on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” Radio Show
    Jan 5, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today appeared on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” radio program to discuss the president’s decision to appoint three new members to the National Labor Relations Board without Senate approval. “The National Labor Relat... More
  • ICYMI: House Reaffirms Long-Standing Workforce Protections
    Dec 1, 2011  - On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support legislation to protect employers' free speech and workers' free choice in a union election. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) rolls back the Obama National Labor Relations Board's devastating ambush ele... More
  • ICYMI: NLRB biasis a menace to business
    Nov 21, 2011  - By Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) When so many of our fellow citizens are looking for work and America is competing against other countries to land businesses, the National Labor Relations Board continues to pursue an activist, politically motivated agenda thwarting economic recovery and continuing to plac... More
  • ICYMI: Kline Discusses President’s Student Loan Plan, House-Passed NLRB Legislation with Wall Street Journal
    Nov 1, 2011  - On Monday, U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) spoke with the Wall Street Journal's James Freeman about President Obama’s controversial student loan plan, as well as the Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act, bipartisan House-passed legislation t... More