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Chair Good Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing to Protect American Savers and Retirees from DOL's Fiduciary Rule

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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 "Protecting American Savers and Retirees from DOL's Regulatory Overreach": "When it comes to saving for retirement, one thing is certain: Americans should be able to retire in confidence. They should be able to seek out i... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Retirement Edition

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Today’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee hearing covered the partisan Department of Labor’s (DOL) attempt to limit retirement options for millions of American workers. In proposing the so-called “Retirement Security Rule,” the administration is out way over its skis. DOL has jurisdiction over employer-managed retirement accounts, or 401(k)s, but not the entire retirement invest... Read more »

Chair Good to Hold Hearing on DOL’s Damning Fiduciary Rule — 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: “Protecting American Savers and Retirees from DOL’s Regulatory Overreach.” “DOL’s proposed fiduciary rule—better labeled as the ‘Retirement Insecurity Rule’—is just another example of the Biden administration’s reckless overreach that will ... Read more »

Chair Kiley Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing to Hold Biden's Wage and Hour Division Accountable

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WASHINGTON – Today, Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Kiley (R-CA) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Wage and Hour Division": "The Committee convenes today to execute its constitutional responsibility to provide oversight of the executive branch. Upon taking the oath of office, President Bi... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Wage and Hour Division Edition (Part II)

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Today, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee held an oversight hearing covering the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD). The hearing’s lone witness, WHD Administrator Jessica Looman, undertook the tall task of answering for her federal office’s job-killing, burdensome regulations. Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Kiley (R-CA) laid out the case against WHD overregulation with his o... Read more »

WATCH: Foxx Berates "Woke Kindergarten"

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor to call out "Woke Kindergarten" for presiding over seismic drops in reading and math scores while using $250,000 in taxpayer money to indoctrinate students. Chairwoman Foxx's remarks as delivered: "At a San Fransisco Bay-area school only 16 percent of students were reading at grade le... Read more »

ICYMI: Foxx Calls for Cardona’s Resignation

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In Case You Missed It, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) joined Newsmax’s National Report to discuss her call for Education Secretary Cardona to resign following Jewish Insider reports that Cardona failed to acknowledge and condemn an antisemitic chant echoed on college campuses across the country. Excerpts from the interview are below: “The American Jewish Comm... Read more »

Kiley to Hold Biden’s Wage and Hour Division Accountable — Tomorrow at 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, February 14, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA), will hold a hearing titled: “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Wage and Hour Division.” “The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is using its large budget to impose new regulations that will have devastating impacts on America’s workers and job c... Read more »

Committee Calls on Columbia to Provide Documents in Antisemitism Investigation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to Columbia President Dr. Minouche Shafik, Columbia Trustees Co-Chair David Greenwald, Columbia Trustees Co-Chair Claire Shipman, Barnard College President Dr. Laura Rosenbury, and Barnard College Board of Trustees Chair Cheryl Glicker Milstein requesting documents and information regarding Colu... Read more »

Foxx: DOL Must Abandon its Walkaround Rule

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to Department of Labor Acting Secretary Julie Su raising concerns over the Department’s inability to justify its proposed “Walkaround Rule” with sound data. The rule would give unions and left-wing activists access to non-union worksites during inspections conducted by the Occupational Safety an... Read more »

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