• Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act
    Feb 28, 2013  - Courtesy of the Committees on Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce BACKGROUND: Seventeen years ago, a Republican-led Congress worked with President Bill Clinton to fix a broken welfare system. President Clinton rallied the nation to “end welfare as we know it” and his call to action was we... More
  • Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs
    Sep 11, 2012  - Courtesy of the Committees on Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce. BACKGROUND: Sixteen years ago, a Republican-led Congress worked with a Democratic president to fix a broken welfare system. President Bill Clinton rallied the nation to “end welfare as we know it” and his call to action w... More
  • H.R. 3094, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    Nov 18, 2011  - On October 5, 2011, Chairman John Kline (R-MN) introduced H.R. 3094, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, which will protect employer's free speech and worker's free choice. On November 30, 2011, the bill was approved by the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 235 to 188. Backgro... More
  • H.R. 2465, The Federal Workers’ Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act
    Jul 8, 2011  - Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Ranking Member George Miller (D-CA), Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) have introduced the Federal Workers' Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act (H.R. 2456) which will enhance efficiency, improve progra... More
  • H.R. 1891, The Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act
    May 13, 2011  - Rep. Duncan Hunter, chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, has introduced the first in a series of education reform bills planned by the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Rep. Hunter's legislation, the Setting New Priorities in Education Spend... More