House Republicans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)
Communications • September 16, 2013
House Republicans celebrate the rich history, culture and contributions of Hispanics during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month.
Gainful Employment Standards
March 28, 2014
The growing burden of student loan debt coupled with a stagnant economy remains a roadblock to the economic well-being of millions of young Americans. At the end of 2013, collective student loan debt topped $1.08 trillion. Approximately 60 percent of students who earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011-12 graduated with an average debt loan of ...
This week, Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, delivers the Weekly Republican Address. Jenkins discusses common-sense solutions to lower costs and expand opportunity for middle-class families, including a plan she introduced this week to protect college savings.
Policy Feature Issue: June Jobs Report On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its June monthly jobs report. Though nonfarm payroll employment increased by 195,000 in June, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6%. The June jobs report suggests that although overall employment is increasing, the economic recovery remains tepid and lacks serious ...
A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America (in GIFs)
March 17, 2015
Today the House Budget Committee released “A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.” It’s a plan to rein in Washington’s reckless spending, promote a healthy economy, protect our nation, and save and strengthen vital programs like Medicare for today’s seniors and tomorrow’s retirees. Here’s how we do it: Our proposal balances the budget in 10 years without raising ...