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Fulcher: "This federal vaccine mandate will worsen the supply chain crisis"

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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 joint subcommittee hearing on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) likely unlawful federal vaccine mandate: "There’s no way around it. President Biden’s vaccine mandate is bad for workers, it's bad for business, and it's bad... Read more »

Fulcher: Private Child Nutrition Partners Key to Assisting Needy Families

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Today, Republican Leader of the Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a subcommittee hearing on child nutrition programs: "Young children and nursing or expecting mothers need adequate nutrition. Well-fed children have numerous advantages. According to research, the better the nutritional value, the ... Read more »

Foxx: Appropriations Package Insults Every American

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke in opposition to the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The massive funding proposal threatens the welfare of small businesses, workers, families, and students with its heavy-handed, socialist demands. Foxx delivered the following remarks on the Hous... Read more »

McClain: We Must Respect Workers' Choices

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Today, Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on workers with disabilities: "My friend Representative Keller said it best. Work, by its very nature, is dignifying and important for all individuals. Our job is to help as many people as possible pursue pathways to success. As Representative Keller stated, a DOL 14... Read more »

Keller: Republicans Want What Is Best For People With Disabilities 

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Today, Republican Leader of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee Fred Keller (R-PA) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on workers with disabilities: "Democrats and Republicans both want what is best for people with disabilities. We want these individuals to find rewarding work, get paid a fair wage for their contributions, and liv... Read more »

Foxx: Democrats Must Embrace Bipartisan Ideas

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a markup of four bills covering issues related to family violence, job applicant discrimination, and equity in education: "The last time the full Committee conducted official business there was an unfortunate incident. One of the Republican Members was... Read more »

Foxx: Secretary Becerra is "creating several new crises"

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WASHINGTON – Today, Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a Committee hearing examining the policies and priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services: "There is absolutely no reason why this event should not be conducted in person in the Committee hearing room. Vaccines were t... Read more »

Fitzgerald Opening Statement at Ending Child Hunger Hearing

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Today, Representative Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services hearing on ending child hunger: "Thank you Chairwoman Bonamici. And thank you for calling this hearing on child nutrition. "The past year has shown the real, active role hunger can play in a child’s life. We’ve witnessed real hunger... Read more »

Fulcher Opening Statement at Hearing on School Nutrition Programs

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Today, Republican Leader of the Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing on school nutrition programs: “The school meal program is one of the most important programs this Committee oversees. If students are hungry, they don’t learn. If they don’t learn they don’t succeed in school. This impact... Read more »

Fulcher Opening Statement at Hearing on Ending Domestic Violence

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Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following opening statement at a subcommittee hearing to examine ways to prevent domestic violence and promote healthy communities: "A 2015 survey by the CDC estimated that one-third of all men and women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their life. Data in 2019 from my home stat... Read more »

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