• Foxx, Walberg Slam Union Corruption Scandal, Reiterate Call to Dems to Investigate
    Nov 14, 2019  - Today, Republican Workforce Leaders on the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), reiterated their request for a public Committee hearing to examine the rampant corruption scandal within the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. The request, contained in a l... More
  • VIDEO: Foxx Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
    Nov 13, 2019  - This morning, Republican Leader of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), spoke on the House floor to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week and the important role apprenticeships play in connecting students with the skills they need to build a successful life. Republ... More
  • Foxx, Comer Support EEOC Decision to Stop Burdensome Pay Data Collection
    Nov 12, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. James Comer (R-KY), Republican Leaders of the Committee on Education and Labor, sent a comment letter to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) supporting the agency’s move to stop requiring businesses to collect and report employee pay data... More
  • Democrats Pass the College #unAffordability Act at the Expense of Students
    Oct 31, 2019  - Today, House Committee Education and Labor Democrats passed the so-called College Affordability Act. This partisan legislation will contribute to exploding college costs, exacerbate our nation’s skills gap, and allow failing programs to go unchecked. This approach will force students to spend more t... More
  • Foxx Opening Statement at Markup of Democrats' Partisan Higher Education Bill
    Oct 29, 2019  - 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. 4674, the College Affordability Act: “Our postsecondary education system is in desperate need of meaningful ... More
  • Smucker Statement at Markup of Democrats' Higher Education Bill
    Oct 29, 2019  - Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a committee markup of H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act: “Our debate today on the reauthorization of the Higher... More
  • Foxx Statement on Republican Substitute at Markup of Democrats' Higher Education Bill
    Oct 29, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, delivered the following statement on the Republican Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, as prepared for delivery, at a committee markup of H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act: “Our nation’s postsec... More