• ICYMI: Preview Of The Coming Medicare For All Debate
    Feb 8, 2019  - ICYMI: Preview Of The Coming Medicare For All Debate By Grace-Marie Turner—Thursday February 7, 2019 The pre-existing condition scare tactics continue. I testified yesterday—as the sole witness called by the Republican minority—during a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on “Examining Thre... More
  • National School Choice Week: “Every student deserves an excellent education…”
    Jan 22, 2019  - Click here to watch the video online. Remarks as delivered: “Thank you, Madam Speaker. “This week, I am delighted to celebrate the promise of school choice alongside thousands of teachers, students, and their families. “Every student deserves an excellent education, and school choice empowers paren... More
  • What's in a name?
    Jan 9, 2019  - Education and Labor Committee Senior Republican Virginia Foxx sheds some light on the committee’s history, why words matter, and what it means to work for everybody. Watch video here. More
  • ICYMI: Stop Calling It [That]
    Jan 3, 2019  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx — from the January 2, 2019 print edition I know how it feels to be the only woman in a room of powerful men. I also know how it feels to be tuned out because of how I look or where I’m from. For these reasons I’m sympathetic to those who are passionate about changing culture f... More
  • Five Ways We’ve Made America Better: Leading real postsecondary education reform
    Dec 21, 2018  - Seven million unfilled jobs and more than $1.5 trillion in student debt means that the status quo is doing more harm than good. In the 115th Congress, the Committee on Education and the Workforce changed the conversation around higher education. Americans have invested billions of dollars and countl... More
  • Five Ways We’ve Made America Better: Reforming our juvenile justice system
    Dec 20, 2018  - One of the most important things we’ve done in the 115th Congress was our tireless work, in true bipartisan fashion, on legislation to reform our juvenile justice system. After three years of hard work and dedication, the Juvenile Justice Reform Act cleared the House of Representatives and the Sena... More
  • Five Ways We’ve Made America Better: Strengthening career and technical education
    Dec 19, 2018  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce had a lot to celebrate during the 115th Congress, but one of its biggest accomplishments was the strong bipartisan passage of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Americans face a job market that is vastly... More