• 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
  • House Passes Bipartisan Dignity in Aging Act
    Oct 28, 2019  - The average life expectancy in America today is higher than in any other period in history and our nation’s senior population is expected to double by 2060. The House today passed the Dignity in Aging Act (H.R. 4334), bipartisan legislation that provides critical social and nutrition services to mil... More
  • Walberg Opening Statement at Joint Hearing on Worker Protections in the Modern Economy
    Oct 23, 2019  - Today, Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on worker protections in the modern economy: “Today, we are here to discuss the future... More
  • Comer Opening Statement at Hearing to Examine the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Oct 22, 2019  - Today, Rep. James Comer (R-KY), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the subcommittee's hearing to examine H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: “I want to thank all the witnesses, in... More
  • Foxx Opening Statement at Markup of Democrats' Socialized Drug Pricing Scheme
    Oct 17, 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. 3, Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019: "Before I begin, I want to take a moment to recognize Rep. Elijah Cummi... More
  • Democrats Advance Pelosi’s Socialist Drug Pricing Scheme
    Oct 17, 2019  - Today, Committee Democrats convened a markup of H.R. 3, a radical drug pricing scheme that eliminates choice and competition, and jeopardizes innovation, investment, and access to future cures. “H.R. 3 is nothing more than a down payment on Medicare for All, a government-run health care system that... More