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Foxx, Steel on Addressing the Nation’s Infant Formula Shortage

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released the following statement in support of H.R. 7791, the bipartisan Access to Baby Formula Act, which was introduced by Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and will help prevent future devastating shortages: “Due to the Biden administration’s negligence, mothers across the country have been plagued with fear and anxiety about ... Read more »

Foxx Op-Ed: Biden, Teachers Unions, and the Anti-Charter School Crusade

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President Biden’s Department of Education is proposing crushing regulations on charter schools. Charter schools shouldn’t have to fight to serve the communities in which they operate. Although Biden’s aggressive anti-charter school behavior may seem odd, there is one pivotal force behind them: teachers unions. Luckily, families and students are fighting back. In Case You Missed It via The Washingt... Read more »

Foxx Opposes Bill that Cripples the U.S.’ Workforce Development System

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Today, the House passed H.R. 7309, the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This partisan legislation fails to protect taxpayers at a time of rampant inflation, pushes a radical progressive agenda, expands federal control over the workforce, and embraces the failed status quo rather than pursuing opportunities for innovation. On the House floor prior to the vote,... Read more »

Foxx on Democrat Efforts to Hand the Nation’s Workforce Development System to Bureaucrats

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 7309, the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which gives Big Labor and Washington bureaucrats more power over our nation’s workforce development system. Republican Leader Foxx’s remarks: “Republicans are committed to preparing America’s wor... Read more »

Foxx, Keller Slam DOL’s Proposed Davis-Bacon Rule Change

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Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Keller (R-PA) sent a comment letter to the Department of Labor regarding its proposed rule revising the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts regulations. In the letter the Members write: “Despite claiming to ‘modernize’ the Davis-Bacon regulations, the proposed ru... Read more »

Fulcher on Improving America’s Juvenile Justice System

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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 improving America’s juvenile justice system and supporting America’s youth: “Promoting safe communities for America’s children is a national priority. Every child should have the space to grow into becoming a productive me... Read more »

Foxx Opposes Bill that Attacks Religious Freedom, Limits Resources for Low-Income Families

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Today, the House passed H.R. 5129, the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Modernization Act of 2022. This flawed legislation attacks religious freedom, limits resources for those most in need, and uses taxpayer dollars irresponsibly. Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) said on the House floor prior to the vote: “Republicans support commonsense efforts to fight p... Read more »

Foxx: H.R. 5129 Harms Vital Religious Organizations and Taxpayers

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 5129, the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Modernization Act. This flawed bill attacks religious liberty which could mean fewer low-income Americans receive the help they need. H.R. 5129 also shirks accountability, forcing taxpayers to fund programs that do not work. Repu... Read more »

Foxx, Burr, Allen, Braun to NLRB: Stop Protecting Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Republican Leader Richard Burr (R-NC), Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Republican Leader Rick Allen (R-GA), and Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee Republican Leader Mike Braun (R-IN) sent a letter to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)... Read more »

Foxx Readout on @EdLaborGOP’s Telehealth Roundtable

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) hosted a roundtable discussion on the importance of telehealth. Members heard from the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Benefits Counsel. Following the meeting, Republican Leader Foxx said: “The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the way Americans access remote care. Over the past two years, employers provi... Read more »

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