• Foxx: "Students who have been lied to and suffered financial harm are entitled to relief and forgiveness"
    Jan 16, 2020  - This morning, the House will consider H.J. Res. 76, a resolution that would overturn the Education Department’s efforts to assist students who have been defrauded by colleges and universities while also protecting taxpayer interests. On the House floor, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader o... More
  • Democrats Pursue Radical Regulations at Expense of Students, Schools, and Taxpayers
    Jan 16, 2020  - Today, House Democrats passed H.J. Res. 76, a resolution to overturn the Trump administration’s commonsense borrower defense rule that will provide defrauded students relief, hold all colleges and universities accountable, and better protect taxpayer dollars. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Le... More
  • Foxx Blasts Democrats' Payout for Trial Lawyers
    Jan 15, 2020  - This afternoon, the House will consider H.R. 1230, the misleadingly named Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, which is a one-size-fits-all mandate that rewards trial lawyers at the expense of older Americans and disregards current law, real-world experience, and decades of Supreme C... More
  • Democrats Pass the Protecting Trial Lawyers’ Paychecks Act
    Jan 15, 2020  - Today, House Democrats passed H.R. 1230, an unnecessary and misleading bill that will significantly benefit trial lawyers at the expense of older American workers. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, said on the House floor prior to the vote: “It is enc... More
  • Foxx Opening Statement at Markup of Bills on Pregnant Workers and Runaway and Homeless Youth
    Jan 14, 2020  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a committee markup of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and H.R. 5191, the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Preven... More
  • Democrats Continue to Box Out Bipartisan Solutions
    Jan 14, 2020  - Today, Committee Democrats held a markup on two bills, one of which Republicans were completely denied an opportunity to engage in bipartisan talks. While the first bill, H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, has been improved, it lacks necessary religious safeguards that the Civil Rights Ac... More
  • Foxx Applauds Final DOL Joint-Employer Rule
    Jan 13, 2020  - Today, Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), issued the following statement in support of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule to clarify the standard to determine joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): “I applaud DOL for p... More