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Operating as usual

"Remote hearings have done more to create an echo chamber and promote partisanship than any other congressional rule." R...
03/18/2022
Foxx to Remote Colleagues: Get Back to Work

"Remote hearings have done more to create an echo chamber and promote partisanship than any other congressional rule."

Read more from Rep. Virginia Foxx's latest oped in The Hill:

"Pouring money into a broken system is like pouring money down a rat hole. And there is no doubt about it—this system is...
03/17/2022
Foxx Readout on Multiemployer Pensions Roundtable

"Pouring money into a broken system is like pouring money down a rat hole. And there is no doubt about it—this system is broken."

Read about the House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans multiemployer pension roundtable here:

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) hosted a roundtable discussion on the importance of reforming multiemployer pension plans. Following the meeting, Republican Leader Foxx said: "During today’s briefing, Republican Members of the Education and Labor Commit...

ICYMI: Denying patients and families the opportunity to make their own health care decisions is un-American. Read Rep. V...
03/17/2022
Foxx Op-Ed: Denying patients and families the opportunity to make their own health care decisions is un-American

ICYMI: Denying patients and families the opportunity to make their own health care decisions is un-American.

Read Rep. Virginia Foxx's oped in the Washington Times Opinion here:

In a gambit to nationalize the health care market, President Biden and Congressional Democrats are working tirelessly to undermine Americans’ confidence in private health coverage, including employer-sponsored insurance, which over 155 million Americans rely on.

"With the exception of H.R. 6087, the legislation Democrats advanced today will do little to improve the lives of Americ...
03/16/2022
Foxx on Passage of Education and Labor Bills

"With the exception of H.R. 6087, the legislation Democrats advanced today will do little to improve the lives of Americans." -Rep. Virginia Foxx

Read more about the bills Democrats advanced at today's markup here:

Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Committee passed legislation regarding workers’ compensation programs, school safety, and Community Services Block Grants:

03/16/2022

Rep. Virginia Foxx speaks out against Democrats’ attack on religious liberty at today’s House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans Markup.

“More than 19 million Americans choose to be their own boss; it is gratifying to see our legal system protecting this ri...
03/16/2022
Foxx: A Win for American Workers

“More than 19 million Americans choose to be their own boss; it is gratifying to see our legal system protecting this right.” -Rep. Virginia Foxx:

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after a Texas federal judge overturned a Department of Labor (DOL) final rule that rescinded a Trump-era rule clarifying the classification of workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):...

Ed&Labor Democrats push bills that fail to improve taxpayer-funded programs at the federal level, remove oversight, & pi...
03/16/2022
Foxx Opening Statement at Education and Labor Markup

Ed&Labor Democrats push bills that fail to improve taxpayer-funded programs at the federal level, remove oversight, & pile on unnecessary layers of red tape. Read more from Rep. Virginia Foxx:

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a full committee markup regarding workers’ compensation programs, school safety, and Community Services Block Grants:   “Most of the bills being pr...

“Looking back, it’s clear that ARP was merely a partisan messaging tool rather than a substantive and calculated respons...
03/11/2022
News Item | Committee on Education & Labor Republicans

“Looking back, it’s clear that ARP was merely a partisan messaging tool rather than a substantive and calculated response to the challenges that everyday Americans and their families were—and are currently —facing.” -Rep. Virginia Foxx

The Biden administration's changes to Davis-Bacon regulations do nothing to create good jobs or improve infrastructure i...
03/11/2022
Foxx Reacts to Biden’s Davis-Bacon Regulations

The Biden administration's changes to Davis-Bacon regulations do nothing to create good jobs or improve infrastructure investments.

These are not the types of policies America’s workers and taxpayers need or want.

Read more from Rep. Virginia Foxx here:

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) gave the following statement after the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division released a proposed rule to update Davis-Bacon Act regulations regarding prevailing wages on federal construction projects:  

"Both the Florida legislature and Governor DeSantis should be lauded for protecting the rights of parents and the well-b...
03/08/2022
Foxx Slams Democrats’ Response to Florida’s Parental Rights Bill

"Both the Florida legislature and Governor DeSantis should be lauded for protecting the rights of parents and the well-being of children —not threatened." -Rep. Virginia Foxx

Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement slamming Education Secretary Cardona’s response to the passage of the Parental Rights in Education bill, in the Florida State Legislature: 

Rep. Virginia Foxx and Rep. Rick Allen demand answers from Secretary Marty Walsh regarding the White House union task fo...
03/08/2022

Rep. Virginia Foxx and Rep. Rick Allen demand answers from Secretary Marty Walsh regarding the White House union task force report:

➡️How will this report's recommendations affect the economy?
➡️Who contributed to the report?
➡️How were taxpayer resources used?

Read the letter here: bit.ly/3Co0Mie

"College is not the only pathway to the middle class or to a fulfilling career. Falling college enrollment could demonst...
03/08/2022

"College is not the only pathway to the middle class or to a fulfilling career. Falling college enrollment could demonstrate that more Americans are weighing the cost of college and deciding it just might not be worth it." -Rep. Virginia Foxx

Watch her full remarks here: https://bit.ly/3tAt98O

03/08/2022

Thanks to the Louisiana Association of Principals for stopping by our office this week to discuss our efforts on the House Committee on Education and Labor and how we can work together for Louisiana’s schools!

There is nothing ‘normal’ about masking children—teachers unions are OUT OF CONTROL.
03/07/2022
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There is nothing ‘normal’ about masking children—teachers unions are OUT OF CONTROL.

“Seattle teachers union demands forced masking until May to ensure 'sense of normalcy' https://t.co/BkKu7miqY8”

Branding parents as "domestic terrorists" is unforgivable.
03/07/2022

Branding parents as "domestic terrorists" is unforgivable.

Boasting about @POTUS' abdication of responsibility illustrates the lack of respect he has for borrowers and taxpayers. ...
03/04/2022

Boasting about @POTUS' abdication of responsibility illustrates the lack of respect he has for borrowers and taxpayers. The repayment pause has already cost $150B.

Biden is clearly using this pause as a backdoor for his radical mass student loan forgiveness scheme.

https://bit.ly/3CfQ0dN

"This admin's radical reinterpretation of Title IX... has pushed women to the sidelines. The strides women have made...i...
03/04/2022
Title IX was Written to Protect Women, Not Erase Them

"This admin's radical reinterpretation of Title IX... has pushed women to the sidelines. The strides women have made...in the sports world deserve to be celebrated, not torn to pieces by the far Left's radical ideological agenda." Rep. Virginia Foxx at Family Research Council:

Falling college enrollment numbers might be the wake up call some colleges and universities need to get their acts toget...
03/03/2022
The upside of the downward trend in college enrollment

Falling college enrollment numbers might be the wake up call some colleges and universities need to get their acts together. Read more from Thomas B. Fordham Institute:

The media have been full of reports of college students, almost a million strong, who have gone missing during the pandemic.

Hardworking entrepreneurs and workers are the ones who helped build the middle class, NOT union bosses. Read more from H...
03/03/2022
Foxx: Union bosses can take a hike

Hardworking entrepreneurs and workers are the ones who helped build the middle class, NOT union bosses. Read more from House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans's leader Rep. Virginia Foxx:

Modern union bosses are more akin to political magnates than workers’ rights advocates. This week, Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh traveled to North Carolina to tout their pro-union agenda in the right-to-work state.

Biden has no plan to solve the student loan crisis. Instead of using the #StateOfTheUnion to announce any new plan, he s...
03/02/2022

Biden has no plan to solve the student loan crisis. Instead of using the #StateOfTheUnion to announce any new plan, he simply ignored the worsening loan catastrophe.

On Kamala Harris and Secretary Marty Walsh's visit to NC today to parrot Big Labor's talking points, Rep. Virginia Foxx ...
03/02/2022
Tell the union bosses to take a hike - Carolina Journal

On Kamala Harris and Secretary Marty Walsh's visit to NC today to parrot Big Labor's talking points, Rep. Virginia Foxx says: union bosses can take a hike. Read more from House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans leader in today's Carolina Journal about the Left's union blitz:

Chapter 95, Article 10, of the North Carolina General Statues harbors one of the most powerful sentiments that has maintained its prominence in the Tar Heel State for almost 75 years: “The right to live includes the right to work.” On March 18, 1947, North Carolina’s right-to-work law was rati...

The #PROUnionBossesAct allows Big Labor to consolidate power, coerce workers, line their own pockets, and bolster their ...
03/02/2022

The #PROUnionBossesAct allows Big Labor to consolidate power, coerce workers, line their own pockets, and bolster their own political agendas. It will undermine workers' rights and destroy jobs.

Americans deserve far more. #StateOfTheUnion
03/02/2022

Americans deserve far more. #StateOfTheUnion

“Americans deserve the freedom and self-government promised by our Founding Fathers - not the Biden administration’s att...
03/02/2022
Foxx on Biden’s State of the Union in Crisis

“Americans deserve the freedom and self-government promised by our Founding Fathers - not the Biden administration’s attempt to make all Americans more dependent on the federal government." - Rep. Virginia Foxx

The Biden administration’s policies have created worldwide catastrophes. Here’s our advice to President Joe Biden ahead ...
03/01/2022
@EdLaborGOP’s Advice to Biden Ahead of SOTU

The Biden administration’s policies have created worldwide catastrophes. Here’s our advice to President Joe Biden ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address⤵️

"Yesterday’s ruling on implementation of the No Surprises Act threatens patient protections against surprise medical bil...
02/25/2022
News List | Committee on Education & Labor Republicans

"Yesterday’s ruling on implementation of the No Surprises Act threatens patient protections against surprise medical bills and will raise health care costs for Americans at a time inflation is already soaring.” - Rep. Virginia Foxx

Foxx on Surprise Billing Court Ruling February 24, 2022 | Posted in Press Releases Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s federal court ruling on surprise medical billing: “Yesterday’s ruling on implementation o...

"This is yet another sign the Education Department does not have a cohesive, workable plan for the future of student loa...
02/25/2022
Foxx Reacts to Biden’s Student Loan Servicing Plans

"This is yet another sign the Education Department does not have a cohesive, workable plan for the future of student loan servicing." - Rep. Virginia Foxx

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding the Education Department’s plans to overhaul the nation’s student loan servicing:

House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans are proud to be celebrating Financial Aid Awareness Month! #Financial...
02/23/2022

House Committee on Education and Labor Republicans are proud to be celebrating Financial Aid Awareness Month! #FinancialAidAwarenessMonth

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