• The Gut-Wrenching Truth About Pensions
    Dec 23, 2015  - The Gut-Wrenching Truth About Pensions By Thomas C. Nyhan, executive director and general counsel of the Central States Pension Fund The Star Tribune’s recent article about the Central States Pension Fund’s need to reduce pension benefits to save the fund (“New law threatens to slash pensions,” Dec... More
  • Bipartisan Members Introduce Legislative Proposals to Protect Working Families Saving for Retirement
    Dec 18, 2015  - Republican and Democratic lawmakers introduced today legislative proposals that will ensure retirement advisors serve their clients’ best interests and preserve access to quality financial planning. The proposals reflect a set of bipartisan principles members introduced in response to a Department o... More
  • Clinton’s Reality Check
    Dec 17, 2015  - Republicans have long warned of the harmful consequences of ObamaCare – consequences that include higher costs, less access to trusted health care providers, and fewer full-time jobs. After years of living in denial, it seems some leading Democrats are starting to face reality. At a recent event in ... More
  • House Passes Bill to Extend Perkins Loan Program
    Dec 17, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) issued the following statements today after the House passed bipartisan legislation extending the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired earlier this year: “I applaud the House and Senate for comi... More
  • Kline, Bishop Applaud Senate Action to Extend Perkins Loan Program
    Dec 16, 2015  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) issued the following statements today after the Senate passed legislation extending for two years the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired this fall: “Earlier this year, I was proud to champion legisl... More
  • President Signs Bill to Reform K-12 Education
    Dec 10, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), along with Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), released the following statements after... More
  • Witnesses Detail Consequences of Administration’s Regulatory Approach
    Dec 10, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing this week to explore how the Obama administration’s unprecedented onslaught of regulations is affecting American workers and job creators. “Federal policies play an important role in ensuring safe and healt... More