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  • House Votes to Dismantle ObamaCare
    Jan 6, 2016  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today released the following statements after the House passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762), a bill to dism... 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
  • 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
  • Kline Applauds Senate Passage of K-12 Education Bill
    Dec 9, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement today after the Senate passed a bipartisan, bicameral bill to replace No Child Left Behind and improve K-12 education: Senators Murray and Alexander are to be commended for their leadership on a vit... More
  • Bipartisan Lawmakers Finalizing Bill to Ensure Retirement Advisors Protect Clients’ Best Interests
    Dec 4, 2015  - Republican and Democratic lawmakers today expressed strong optimism that they will soon introduce a legislative proposal to help strengthen the retirement security of working families and ensure retirement advisors protect their clients' best interests. As bipartisan concerns continue to grow over a... More
  • Witnesses Welcome Bipartisan Effort to Protect Retirement Security
    Dec 3, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), held a hearing this week on principles guiding a bipartisan effort to strengthen the retirement security of workers and ensure retirement advisors protect their clients’ best interests. Members also discuss... More
  • Kline, Scott Applaud House Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act
    Dec 2, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) issued the following statements today after the House passed a bipartisan, bicameral bill to replace No Child Left Behind and improve K-12 education. Known as the Every Student Su... More