• 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
  • 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
  • What They’re Saying: Strengthening CTE Is a Win for Students and Communities
    Jun 20, 2017  - From technological advances to the expansion of the economy, today’s job market is significantly different from the one even just a few years ago. To help America’s students and workers gain the skills and knowledge they need to fill these in-demand, high-skilled jobs, Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-... More
  • The Good, the Bad, the Fiduciary
    Jun 9, 2017  - Saving for retirement is no easy task. Unfortunately, it’s about to become even harder. That’s because the Obama administration’s flawed fiduciary rule takes effect today. The rule threatens to restrict access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families and undermine the abi... More
  • Helping America’s Most Vulnerable
    May 23, 2017  - Protecting children from harm and providing vulnerable youth a pathway to success are vital national priorities. And today, the House of Representatives is expected to take two important steps that will advance these priorities for children and families. Step one: Strengthen protections for childre... More
  • Protecting America’s Students, Workers, Teachers, & Retirement Savers
    May 19, 2017  - Rolling back the regulatory onslaught of the Obama administration has long been a priority for House Republicans. Through the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate passed — and President Trump signed — 14 resolutions to repeal harmful Obama-era regulations. Members on the House Committee o... More
  • Job Corps Still Failing Vulnerable Youth on Health and Safety
    May 9, 2017  - Addressing systemic problems in a government program can often be — let’s just say — a challenge for the federal bureaucracy. But the failure of basic good governance is particularly troubling when systemic problems jeopardize the health and safety of American citizens. That has long been the track... More