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Foxx: Congress Must Act to Protect Women and Preserve Title IX

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor in support of Rep. Mary Miller's (R-IL) H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the Biden administration's Title IX rule that endangers women and robs them of hard-earned opportunities. Chairwoman Foxx's remarks (as prepared for delivery): "I rise today to addr... Read more »

Foxx, Smith, Comer Demand DOJ Investigate The Palestine Chronicle for Providing Support to Terrorism, Potential Tax Crimes

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WASHINGTON – In a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08), and Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer (KY-01) are demanding DOJ investigate The Palestine Chronicle and People Media Project for potential crimes related to providing material support fo... Read more »

What They’re Saying: Biden’s Title IX Rule Will Erase and Endanger Women

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The Biden administration’s radical Title IX rule removes the protections and equal opportunity women have fought for decades to secure. Instead of safeguarding women and female-only spaces, the administration’s rule redefines sex to include “gender identity,” effectively forcing women to share bathrooms, locker rooms, and other private spaces with biological males. Additionally, the rule would all... Read more »

Foxx Delivers Opening Remarks at Markup to Expedite FAFSA, Optimize Workforce Data Collection, and Protect American Savers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Committee's markup of H.R. 8932, FAFSA Deadline Act; H.R. 2574, EMS Counts Act; H.R. 2941, Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act; H.R. 6319, Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services Act of 2023; and H.J. Res. 142, Co... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Will Mark Up Bills to Expedite FAFSA, Optimize Workforce Data Collection, and Protect American Savers — Tomorrow at 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, at 10:15 a.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up H.R. 8932, FAFSA Deadline Act; H.R. 2574, EMS Counts Act; H.R. 2941, Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act; H.R. 6319, Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services Act of 2023; and H.J. Res. 142, Congressional Review Act resolution to stop Biden’s fiduciary rule: “The Committee contin... Read more »

Chair Good Exposes Union Antisemitism and Big Labor Abuses

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WASHINGTON – Today, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "Confronting Union Antisemitism: Protecting Workers from Big Labor Abuses": "Today’s hearing will examine the ways in which unions put politics over people through the lens of rampant union antisemitism. "Unfortunately, t... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Union Antisemitism Edition

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Today, the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the ways in which unions contribute to the viral spread of antisemitism and how the law can better protect Jewish employees. Antisemitism is at record highs, in part thanks to the actions taken by unions. Across the country, unions have staked out political positions on the ongoing war in Israel, often incorp... Read more »

Chair Good to Hold Hearing on Divisive, Contentious Union Political Activism — Tomorrow at 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), will hold a hearing titled “Confronting Union Antisemitism: Protecting Workers from Big Labor Abuses.” “Unions have been hijacked by radical activists who spend valuable time and member resources promoting their agenda, including antisemitic resolutions and policies,”... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Announces Markup on Bills to Expedite FAFSA, Optimize Workforce Data Collection, and Protect American Savers

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, July 10, at 10:15 a.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up H.R. 8932, FAFSA Deadline Act; H.R. 2574, EMS Counts Act; H.R. 2941, Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act; H.R. 6319, Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services Act of 2023; and H.J. Res. 142, Congressional Review Act resolution to stop Biden’s fiduciary rule: “The Com... Read more »

Rep. Houchin, Ranking Member Cassidy Introduce Legislation Requiring FAFSA to be Available on October 1

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Erin Houchin (R-IN), a member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced legislation requiring the Department of Education (DeptEd) to make the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available to students each year on October 1. U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and ... Read more »

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