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ICYMI: Cardona Sells Out Students for Special Interests

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In Case You Missed It, in the wake of the attempt on former President Trump’s life and widespread calls to “lower the temperature,” Education Secretary Miguel Cardona decided, once again, to abuse taxpayer dollars in a partisan effort to smear Republicans for protecting the 90 percent of Americans who owe no student loans and ensuring they aren’t forced to foot the bill for the 10 percent who do. ... Read more »

Fixing FAFSA: How the Committee is Fighting for Students

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For countless students, making the decision about if, how, and where to pursue postsecondary education depends on FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA form is the key for students to know how much college will cost them so they can make an informed financial decision. Congress passed bipartisan changes to streamline the FAFSA process in 2020 that were supposed to take effect... 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 »

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 »

Hearing Recap: EBSA Edition

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Today’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee hearing examined the actions of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) under EBSA chief Lisa Gomez. Under Assistant Secretary Gomez, costly EBSA rules are burdening American workers and retirees. The expensive regulations include—but are not limited to—a woke investment rule, an expansive fiduciary rule, and myriad stifling... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Workplace Antisemitism Edition

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Today, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee held a hearing that exposed antisemitic discrimination festering in the workplace—and notably in the university setting—in potential violation of the Civil Rights Act. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on religion, national origin, or race. It applies to both direct antisemitic discrimination and ... Read more »

Hearing Recap: NLRB Edition (Part III)

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Today’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee hearing covered the partisan National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB or Board) systematic overreach and attack on employee rights. The NLRB is among the most activist federal agencies during the Biden reign. Beginning in January of 2021 with the President’s unheard-of firing of NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, the Board has pursued a trea... Read more »

Hearing Recap: K-12 Migrants Edition

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Today’s Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee hearing, led by Chairman Aaron Bean (R-FL), covered the consequences of Biden’s border chaos on K-12 education. The flood of illegal migrants across the Southern Border is a lose-lose-lose situation—for the school districts stretched thin, for the taxpayers footing the bill, and for the young migrants themselves. Chairman Be... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Rutgers, UCLA, and Northwestern Edition

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For the third time this Congress, the Committee held a hearing with university presidents to fight back against pervasive antisemitism on college campuses. Witnesses testifying included Mr. Michael Schill, President of Northwestern University; Dr. Jonathan Holloway, President of Rutgers University; and Dr. Gene Block, Chancellor of UCLA. Antisemitic encampments have broken out on campuses across t... Read more »

Hearing Recap: Big Labor Tactics Edition

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The Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee convened today to shed light on the nefarious tactics used by Big Labor to unionize workplaces. Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) kicked off the hearing by sorting the array of unfair union tactics into three main buckets: corporate campaigns, neutrality agreements, and salting. Each of these tactics are intended to give Big Labor an unfair leg up in... Read more »

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