• Protecting a Limited Federal Role in Education
    Feb 7, 2017  - THE PROBLEM For years, one-size-fits-all federal policies made it difficult for state and local leaders to provide their students with a high-quality education. Under the Obama administration, the federal government’s control over K-12 education only got worse. Through waivers and pet projects, the... More
  • A Reminder of Why We Need to Repeal ObamaCare, Reform Health Care
    Dec 21, 2016  - We recently shared real-world stories of how ObamaCare is hurting people across the country. These stories aren't anything new. For six years, men and women have spoken out about the harmful consequences of the failed health care law. ObamaCare has been particularly challenging for small business ow... More
  • Fewer Options, Higher Costs
    Nov 15, 2016  - Retirement security is a difficult challenge facing millions of Americans. Unfortunately, misguided regulatory policies often make matters worse. The latest example is the Department of Labor’s flawed "fiduciary" rule. For years, many warned this rule would hurt the very people it’s intended to help... More
  • A Surprising Admission From an Unlikely Source
    Nov 3, 2016  - Well, this is very interesting. A federal judge recently blocked enforcement of the Obama administration’s fatally flawed blacklisting rule. At the time, Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee, said: The administration has spent significant time and taxpayer re... More
  • Federal Judge Reaffirms What We’ve Been Saying All Along
    Oct 31, 2016  - It’s only been a month since the Obama administration finalized a flawed and redundant blacklisting rule. Republicans have repeatedly raised concerns that this executive overreach would strip employers of due process rights and make the current system—which is designed to protect workers—unworkable.... More
  • NLRB Should Do More to Respect Workers, Employers, and Taxpayers
    Oct 6, 2016  - We already knew the partisan bureaucrats at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) have an alarming appetite for pushing a culture of union favoritism and sticking workers and small businesses with the bill. But who knew taxpayers were picking up the tab for the agency’s expensive taste in snacks... More
  • The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
    Sep 28, 2016  - BACKGROUND The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes important protections for America’s workers. For example, certain workers are entitled to overtime pay, which is defined as time-and-one-half the employees’ regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week. Workers who are exempt ... More