• Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017 Fact Sheet
    Mar 30, 2017  - BACKGROUND Helping children reject a life of crime has long been a national priority. It requires more than an adjudication system and a detention facility. It requires a collaborative effort among parents, teachers, and community members to prevent criminal behavior and support children who have en... More
  • Setting the Record Straight: Q&A on Voluntary Employee Wellness Programs
    Mar 16, 2017  - Voluntary employee wellness plans have long helped lower health care costs for working families and promote the health and wellbeing of employees. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H... More
  • The Self-Insurance Protection Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employer-sponsored insurance is one of the leading ways Americans obtain health care coverage. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than 150 million Americans are covered by a health benefit plan offered by an employer. Unfortunately, providing employer-sponsored insurance is ... More
  • Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employers continue to develop innovative strategies to help lower health care costs for their employees. It is important for federal policies to support this innovation, especially as working families struggle under the 2010 failed health care law that has led to soaring costs and fewer... More
  • Overturning OSHA's Unlawful Power Grab
    Feb 21, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Protecting America’s workers from injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the workplace is an important national priority. That’s why Republicans have repeatedly called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to collaborate with employers, independent safety experts, a... More
  • Small Business Health Fairness Act Fact Sheet
    Feb 16, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employers play an important role in providing America’s working families with access to affordable health care coverage. Unfortunately, small businesses have been hit especially hard by flawed mandates, soaring costs, and limited choices under Obamacare. According to the National Federat... More
  • Protecting Retirement Savers, Taxpayers, and Small Businesses
    Feb 15, 2017  - THE PROBLEM: For decades, there has been a uniform set of federal policies governing employer-provided retirement plans to ensure clear rules of the road for employers to follow and strong protections for America’s workers and retirees. However, in 2016, the Obama administration finalized regulatio... More