• A Real Plan for Higher Wages
    Oct 17, 2017  - After years of slow wage growth, how can we turn things around for America’s workers? The answer isn’t more mandates and big-government policies. That’s what we got during eight years of the Obama administration, and the results weren’t good for anybody. Douglas Holtz Eakin, former director of the C... More
  • 5 Reasons Small Businesses Need Association Health Plans
    Oct 13, 2017  - This week, Chairwoman Foxx joined President Trump at the White House as he signed an executive order to allow small businesses to join together through association health plans (AHPs). House Republicans have been fighting for this type of free-market reform for years. In fact, the Committee on Educa... More
  • ICYMI: How Congress Can Help Your Favorite Local Restaurants
    Oct 11, 2017  - How Congress can help your favorite local restaurants By Chris Duggan San Diego is transforming into more than America’s Finest City. It’s becoming a culinary hot spot. Previously known for its fish tacos and oceanside cuisine, creative chefs from across the United States and even Mexico are fillin... More
  • 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