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Tribute To Dr. William E. “Brit” Kirwan June 24, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"Outside of Maryland, Dr. Kirwan’s expertise has been sought by Presidents of both parties and the U.S. Congress to offer his input on national higher education efforts. Even after he announced his retirement, Dr. Kirwan cochaired the Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education, and currently serves as the cochair of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics; chair of the College Board’s Commission on Access, Admissions, and Success in Education; a member of the Business Higher Education Forum and as chair of the National Research Council Board of Higher Education and the Workforce."
Commemorating The 50Th Anniversary Of Head Start May 21, 2015
Frederica Wilson, D-FL
"I stand with my colleagues in the House and on the Committee on Education and the Workforce calling for continued funding for this vital program, which has been crucial in improving the lives of countless deserving children across the country."
Wioa Technical Amendments Act May 12, 2015
Virginia Foxx, R-NC
"Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Education and the Workforce be discharged from further consideration of the bill (S. 1124) to amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to improve the Act, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report May 5, 2015
Michael Enzi, R-WY
"The balanced budget provides for repeal and replacement of ObamaCare. It provides for the repeal of ObamaCare, including all of its taxes, regulations, and mandates. It paves the way for real health care reforms to strengthen the doctor-patient relationship, expand choices, lower health care costs, and improve access to quality, affordable, innovative health care. In other words, it delivers on what the President promised but never delivered. It focuses reconciliation instructions on the key congressional committees with jurisdiction over ObamaCare: the Senate Finance Committee; the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; the House Energy and Commerce Committee; the House Education and the Workforce Committee; and the House Ways and Means Committee."
Statement On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions April 27, 2015
Jack Reed, D-RI
"Mr. President, today postsecondary education is required for most family-sustaining, middle-class jobs, and an educated workforce is essential to a modern, productive economy. A recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that college-intensive business services have replaced manufacturing as the largest sector in the U.S. economy, and that while college-educated workers make up only 32 percent of the workforce, they now produce more than 50 percent of the Nation’s economic output, up from 13 percent in 1967. Median annual earnings for bachelor’s degree holders were $23,000 higher compared to high school graduates in 2014."

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