• ICYMI: National apprenticeship week highlights company-based education options
    Nov 17, 2017  - National apprenticeship week highlights company-based education options North Carolina is home to over 500 apprenticeship programs. For National Apprenticeship Week, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, spoke exclusively with Kari Travis of the Caro... More
  • ICYMI: College isn’t always the best path for teens
    Nov 13, 2017  - College isn’t always the best path for teens By Secretary Alexander Acosta and Chairwoman Virginia Foxx When Americans make career choices, they should be encouraged to consider a broad range of options that fit their diverse talents and interests. For many, their career path will take them to high... More
  • The T-Word
    Nov 13, 2017  - You t**** animals. You educate people. Never let Chairwoman Foxx catch you using the T-word, especially during Apprenticeship Week. Committee on Education and the Workforce Republicans are in the business of educating people, and that means never using the T-word in conjunction with people. Here's w... More
  • 52 years is a long time to wait...
    Nov 8, 2017  - Lyndon B. Johnson's Vision for Higher Education No Longer Serves Students By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx The Higher Education Act of 1965 turns 52 years old Wednesday. To call this legislation groundbreaking would only tell part of its story. It did break ground, but the evidence suggests that now we’... More
  • ICYMI: Time to Put Politics Aside and Provide Certainty for Local Businesses
    Nov 7, 2017  - Time to Put Politics Aside and Provide Certainty for Local Businesses By Rep. Bradley Byrne & Rep. Henry Cuellar Republicans and Democrats don’t always agree on how to promote economic growth and opportunity. But the American people are counting on us to find common ground wherever we can. We know ... More
  • What They’re Saying: Workers and Job Creators Need Joint Employer Reform
    Nov 6, 2017  - Too often, misguided federal policies stand in the way of job creation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth in local communities. That’s why, this week, the House will take an important step toward removing roadblocks to opportunity by debating the Save Local Business Act. The legislation, introdu... More
  • Close to Home: How opioids are impacting families, communities, and the economy
    Nov 3, 2017  - Last month, President Trump declared opioid abuse and addiction to be a nationwide public health emergency, and called for Congress and the administration to act on the issue that impacts over 11 million Americans. The opioid epidemic has inflicted suffering and loss on thousands of victims and thei... More