• 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
  • ICYMI: Apprenticeships, Technical Education Offer a Path to a Successful Workforce – ‘College-only’ Is a Myth
    Jun 21, 2017  - Apprenticeships, Technical Education Offer a Path to a Successful Workforce – ‘College-only’ Is a Myth By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) In making his impassioned speech on how our county’s economy can grow through tax reform, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Tuesday, “We need to connect people... More
  • Choice, Fairness in Workplace Flexibility
    May 1, 2017  - Choice, fairness in workplace flexibility By Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) While there are many hot topics currently in the forefront of American politics, one priority from last year’s campaign continues to warrant Congress’ attention: improving flexibility in the workplace. It may not get the same fanf... More
  • Preserving Employee Wellness Programs
    Apr 19, 2017  - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce From the start of the new Congress and new administration, reining in the regulatory state has been a leading priority — and for good reason. In recent years, the Ame... More
  • ICYMI: Save Small Business from Obamacare
    Mar 22, 2017  - Save Small Business from Obamacare By Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Tim Walberg (R-MI) Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini warned last month that the Affordable Care Act is in a “death spiral.” Because ObamaCare is failing, we are debating how best to repeal and replace it. But amid this debate, it’s important... More
  • The Health Bill You’ve Waited For
    Mar 7, 2017  - The Health Bill You’ve Waited For Our plan removes taxes and mandates, while offering tax credits to help Americans afford coverage. By Chairmen Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Greg Walden (R-OR) ‘ObamaCare is collapsing,” President Trump said during his address to Congress last week, “and we must act decis... More