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Foxx, Miller-Meeks Criticize DOL’s Roadblock to Jobs

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee Republican Leader Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor (DOL) to withdraw its Wagner-Peyser proposed rule, which will harm state efforts to fill the 11 million unfilled jobs across America. Th... Read more »

ICYMI: Apprenticeships, Not College, Can Help Reduce Unemployment

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Empowering job creators to play a more influential role in our nation’s workforce system will help equip workers with the right tools to participate successfully in the free market. This will improve workers’ lives and grow our economy. Yet, the Biden administration is actively working to limit job creators’ input. In Case You Missed It, via a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Paul Winfree and Rachel Gre... Read more »

Foxx, Burr Question Radical Activist Group’s Influence on Education Department

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Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Republican Leader Richard Burr (R-NC) are requesting an explanation from Education Department Secretary Miguel Cardona following reports that a radical lobbying group is influencing higher education policies. In the letter, the Members write: “It is very trou... Read more »

House Passes Keep Kids Fed Act

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Today, the House passed the Keep Kids Fed Act, bipartisan legislation that will provide temporary and targeted relief for school meal programs as schools struggle with inflation and supply chain issues. Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor in support of the bill and the need to rein in our nation’s school meal programs: “Evidence is clear th... Read more »

Fulcher Calls on USDA to End the “Permanent Pandemic” Policies

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Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a subcommittee hearing on examining the policies and priorities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service: "Committee Republicans understand the importance of ensuring children are well fed during the school day and we reco... Read more »

Foxx Statement on Biden’s Proposed Title IX Regulations

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Department of Education released its proposed Title IX regulations: “The Biden administration’s unabashed embrace of bomb-throwing activism has clearly been taken to heart at the Department of Education. Today’s proposed Title IX regulations are nothing more than a conduit for the L... Read more »

It Erases Women 

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Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX and to warn against the Biden administration’s misuse of the landmark legislation. Republican Leader Foxx's remarks: “Today is the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, legislation that revolutionized women’s sports and women’s access to ed... Read more »

Foxx Op-Ed: Biden Puts Americans’ Freedoms on Trial

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Freedom is on trial in America, and the Biden administration has assumed the roles of judge, jury, and executioner. The American people are brooding over one simple question: which of my freedoms will be the next to go? In Case you Missed It via the Washington Times, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) counts the ways the Biden administration is prosecuting America... Read more »

Foxx Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Right to Work

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Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor in celebration of the right-to-work legislation, which led to unparalleled opportunities for workers and economic growth across the country. Republican Leader Foxx's remarks: “Madam Speaker, though what I’m about to say will surely cause a strong case of hypertension among my Democrat colleag... Read more »

Foxx: The DOL Can’t Hide Its Infatuation with Unions

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement in response to the so-called “Good Jobs Principles” framework that was unveiled by the Department of Labor: “Coming from one of the most dysfunctional federal agencies on the planet, these so-called “Good Jobs Principles” are the epitome of dense. This hack job of a framework is a pitiful hom... Read more »

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