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@EdLaborGOP’s Advice to Biden Ahead of SOTU

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The Biden administration’s policies have created worldwide catastrophes. America’s job creators, workers, and students are being forced to deal with the fallout of this administration’s failures. Here’s our advice to President Biden ahead of tonight’s address: Blanket student loan forgiveness is not a solution This administration cares more about appeasing the progressive wing of the Democrat part... Read more »

Biden’s Tyrannical Vaccine Mandate Stayed Again

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court reinstated the stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination-and-testing mandate: “President Biden’s authoritarian and unlawful vaccine mandate is the last thing our job creators and workers need. Making businesses choose betwe... Read more »

Republican Leader Foxx, Chairman Scott Express Bipartisan Support for Surprise Billing Protections

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Committee Leaders to Biden administration: The surprise billing interim final rule “protects patients from surprise medical bills and properly balances the interests of all stakeholders” Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) sent a letter to the Biden administration expressing bipartisan support for its interim final rule f... Read more »

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Will Wreck Trucking Industry

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Our country is currently facing a massive trucker shortage. Yet President Biden’s new authoritarian federal vaccine mandate provides no exemption for the trucking industry. Forcing a truck driver, who spends most of his time alone to get the COVID-19 vaccine or face losing his job is insane. President Biden’s willingness to exacerbate a trucking shortage, in the middle of a supply chain crisis sho... Read more »

Foxx Blasts Egregious Federal Vaccine Mandate For Private Businesses

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) “emergency” rule requiring private companies to enforce a COVID-19 vaccine-and-testing mandate: “Biden wants the federal government to control every aspect of American workers’ and bus... Read more »

CBO Confirms Health Care Policies in Democrats’ Tax & Spending Bill Reduce Private Health Coverage, Push Americans onto Government-Controlled Care, and Cost Hundreds of Billions

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Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed that the health care policies in the House Democrats’ reckless $4.3 trillion tax and spending reconciliation bill will push Americans off the health plans they have and like and onto government-controlled coverage, at a steep expense to American taxpayers. On October 5th, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-N... Read more »

House Republicans Demand Documents Over Biden’s Rushed and Probably Illegal Vaccine Mandate

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Today, Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), Republican Leader of the Oversight and Reform Ranking Committee James Comer (R-Ky.), and Republican Leader of Small Business Committee Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh regarding the Biden Administration’s troubling COVID-19 vaccine-and-testing mandate ... Read more »

Republican Leaders Request CBO Report on Health Care Provisions in $4.3 Trillion Tax and Spending Spree

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Today, Republican Leaders Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Education and Labor Committee; Jason Smith (R-MO), Budget Committee; Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Energy and Commerce Committee; and Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Phillip Swagel requesting a CBO analysis of the health care provisions in Democrats’ $4.3 trillion tax and spend... Read more »

Foxx on Surprise Billing Announcement

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Today, Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee Virginia Foxx (R-NC) gave the following statement after the Biden administration announced updated rules on surprise out-of-network medical billing: “Congress came together last year to pass historic, bipartisan legislation banning surprise medical billing, a huge step towards alleviating financial and emotional hardships for sick and s... Read more »

Democrats in Disarray over Socialist Drug Pricing Scheme

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Democrats cannot come to a consensus over whether or not to socialize drug pricing. H.R. 3, the Higher Costs and Fewer Cures Act, is packaged into the radical fiscal year 2022 budget and would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to mandate private companies’ drug prices or face a bankruptcy-inducing 95 percent tax rate. It’s government interference in the dealings of private companies... Read more »

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