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  • House Continues Effort to Repeal ObamaCare
    Feb 2, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement regarding today's House vote to override President Obama’s veto of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) : The American people deserve better than the fl... More
  • House Votes to Dismantle ObamaCare
    Jan 6, 2016  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today released the following statements after the House passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762), a bill to dism... More
  • Kline, Roe Applaud House-Passed Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Dismantle ObamaCare
    Oct 23, 2015  - The House of Representatives today passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762) by a vote of 240 to 189. The legislation combines recommendations from the House committees on Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means to dismantle ObamaC... More
  • Committee Approves Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 30, 2015  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved a reconciliation proposal introduced pursuant to S. Con. Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016. By repealing the so-called auto-enrollment mandate in the president’s ... More
  • *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Committee to Mark Up Reconciliation Proposal
    Sep 28, 2015  - On Wednesday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider a reconciliation proposal introduced pursuant to S.Con.Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016. The markup will take place in r... More
  • Kline Statement on Supreme Court’s Health Care Decision
    Jun 25, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell: The president’s health care law has led to higher costs, fewer jobs, and tremendous uncertainty for families and small businesse... More
  • Kline Statement on EEOC Guidance for Wellness Programs
    Apr 16, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance concerning employee wellness programs: This agency’s recent hostility toward employee wellness programs is contrary to ... More
  • Five Years Later: ObamaCare Still Hurting America’s Workplaces
    Apr 14, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) today held a hearing to explore the consequences of the president’s health care law on the five year anniversary of its enactment. “Health care reform should have been an opportunity to preserve and build on ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hearings Slated This Week on ObamaCare and Child Nutrition
    Apr 13, 2015  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold hearings this week on the five year anniversary of President Obama’s health care law and various child nutrition programs in preparation for reauthorization of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act. O... More
  • Broad Support for Legislation to Provide Certainty to Employers Offering Innovative Employee Wellness Programs
    Apr 2, 2015  - The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act, introduced by Senate and House leaders last month to provide legal certainty for employers offering innovative employee wellness programs, is receiving broad support from business leaders and health care industry experts. The bill was introduced last mo... More