• Foxx, Comer Applaud DOL Rule to Protect Religious Liberty
    Sep 16, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. James Comer (R-KY), Republican Leaders of the Education and Labor Committee, submitted a comment letter to Acting Secretary Patrick Pizzella supporting the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule to protect religious liberty. In the letter, Reps. Foxx and... More
  • Foxx Applauds North Carolina Law to Expand Health Care Options for Small Businesses
    Aug 26, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, praised North Carolina’s enactment of Senate Bill 86, which provides additional opportunities for small businesses to join together and form association health plans (AHPs), giving small businesses greater ... More
  • Foxx Leads Letter to DOL, Seeks Reforms to Address Skills Gap
    Aug 26, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, along with 19 Republican Members of Congress, sent a letter to the Department of Labor (DOL) Acting Secretary Pizzella seeking changes to a new apprenticeship program, known as the Industry-Recognized Apprenti... More
  • Reps. Foxx, Walberg Support Efforts to Better Monitor Union Boss Spending
    Jul 29, 2019  - Washington – Following a long history of union bosses cheating workers out of millions of dollars in hard-earned union dues, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) is proposing requiring additional financial reporting. Today, Republican Workforce Leaders on the ... More
  • WATCH: Foxx Opposes Bailout for Failed Union Pensions
    Jul 24, 2019  - During today’s debate of H.R. 397, a risky, fiscally irresponsible taxpayer bailout for failed union-led pensions, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, delivered the following remarks: "My colleague on the other side of the aisle said that we have a hou... More
  • Democrats Pass Bill Forcing Taxpayers to Bailout Failed Pensions
    Jul 24, 2019  - Today, House Democrats voted overwhelmingly in favor of H.R. 397, radical and ill-advised legislation that puts American taxpayers on the hook, for the first time ever, to pay for failed union-managed pension plans. Following the legislation’s passage, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader o... More
  • WATCH: Foxx Speaks Against Job-Killing Federal Minimum Wage Hike
    Jul 18, 2019  - During this morning’s debate of H.R. 582, a job-killing bill that forces a punishing one-size-fits-all wage hike on job creators across America, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, delivered the following remarks: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in complete oppos... More