• ICYMI: Foxx, Roe Fiduciary Op-Ed
    Oct 5, 2017  - Obama's fiduciary rule is already hurting small savers. Here's how to roll it back By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) Saving for retirement is a difficult challenge for Americans across the country. By one estimate, there are nearly 40 million working families who haven't s... More
  • The Real World Impact of the Joint Employer Scheme
    Oct 4, 2017  - Since the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted its extreme joint employer scheme two years ago, local businesses across the country have been calling on Congress to act. As Chairwoman Foxx recently said, “Their concerns haven’t gone unanswered. Clearing up the confusion and uncertainty surr... More
  • Local Business Owner Talks Joint Employer
    Oct 3, 2017  - Small businesses work hard to create local jobs and opportunities, and they invest directly into their communities. But because of an extreme and unworkable joint employer rule, many small business owners are now mired in a confusing legal landscape they never planned for. Tamra Kennedy, a local res... More
  • One Way to Empower Female Entrepreneurs
    Sep 28, 2017  - Today, more and more women are pursuing the dream of entrepreneurship. From 2007 to 2016, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 45 percent. That’s five times faster than the national average. Across the country, there are now 11.3 million women-owned businesses, representing 38 percent o... More
  • ICYMI: Foxx Celebrates 25 Years of Charter Schools
    Sep 12, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce spoke on the House floor to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the opening of the nation’s first charter school, and praised the hope an opportunity charter schools across the country provide for students and fam... More
  • Joint Employer Threat Stifles Small Business Growth
    Aug 1, 2017  - Like many small business owners, Kristie Arslan and her husband are looking for growth opportunities. They own a small gourmet popcorn shop in Alexandria, VA, and were considering opening five new locations through franchising. But they soon realized that the joint employer threat made their expansi... More
  • ICYMI: Congress Must Act to Protect Local Businesses From Joint Employer Scheme
    Jul 17, 2017  - By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx Far too often in Washington, D.C., when you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. That certainly seemed to be the mindset of government bureaucrats during the Obama administration. In an attempt to solve a problem that didn’t exist, bureaucrats who have never owne... More