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Virginia Foxx's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Virginia Ann Foxx
Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Tom; 1 Child: Theresa
Birth Date: 06/29/1943
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Banner Elk, NC
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Date Title
March 5, 2014 Government Watchdog Issues Latest Report on Broken Job Training System
May 8, 2013 Foxx Discusses the Skills Act with STEM Employers
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce - "Keeping College Within Reach: The Role of Federal Student Aid Programs"
April 16, 2013 Preparing for Higher Education Act Reauthorization, Subcommittee Explores the Role of Federal Student Aid
April 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - "Reviving our Economy: The Role of Higher Education in Job Growth and Development"
March 26, 2013 Leading Job Training Officials Laud Reforms in the SKILLS Act
March 15, 2013 Foxx SKILLS Act Passes House, Advances Senate
March 12, 2013 Policy Interns - It Takes SKILLS to Reform our Nation's Outdated Workforce Development System
March 12, 2013 Statesville Record & Landmark - Foxx Promotes Jobs Bill
March 6, 2013 Committee Approves Critical Job Training Reforms
Feb. 27, 2013 Newsday - We Need Better, Newer Ideas to Get People Working
June 7, 2012 Hearing of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - H.R. 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012
June 7, 2012 Committee Approves Vital Job Training Reforms
June 5, 2012 Foxx, McKeon, and Heck Welcome Markup of Key Legislation to Help Put Americans Back to Work
March 30, 2012 Education and the Workforce Introduces Plan to Reform the Nation's Workforce Investment System
March 10, 2012 President Obama's Discussion of College Costs is Timely but Needs to be Expanded
Feb. 28, 2012 House Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Burdensome Higher Education Regulations
Feb. 27, 2012 House to Consider Legislation to Repeal Burdensome Higher Education Regulations
Feb. 27, 2012 House Expected to Consider Foxx's Bill to Rein in Regulatory Overreach in Higher Education
Jan. 27, 2012 Committee Leaders React to President's Remarks on Higher Education
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "Keeping College within Reach: Discussing Ways Institutions Can Streamline Costs and Reduce Tuition"
Nov. 30, 2011 Subcommittee Discusses Bold Solutions to Help Reduce College Costs
Oct. 25, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "Government-Run Student Loans: Ensuring the Direct Loan Program is Accountable to Students and Taxpayers"
Oct. 4, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "Modernizing the Workforce Investment Act: Developing an Effective Job Training System for Workers and Employers"
Aug. 13, 2011 Greenville Online - Higher Education Plays Role in Putting People to Work
Aug. 11, 2011 Committee To Host Field Hearing on Local Education and Job-Training Initiatives
July 8, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittees of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "The Gainful Employment Regulation: Limiting Job Growth and Student Choice"
July 8, 2011 Joint Hearing Highlights Need to Eliminate Job-Destroying Gainful Employment Regulation
June 23, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Demanding Accountability in National Service Programs
June 15, 2011 Foxx Bill to Cut Red Tape for N.C. Colleges Passes House Committee
June 15, 2011 Committee Approves the Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
June 6, 2011 Foxx Introduces Bill to Reign in Regulatory Overreach in Higher Education
June 2, 2011 Kline and Foxx Condemn Gainful Employment Regulation
May 11, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Removing Inefficiencies in the Nation's Job Training Programs
May 10, 2011 Indianapolis Star - Target Education Dollars to Where They Work Best
April 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
March 11, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Education Regulations: Federal Overreach into Academic Affairs
March 11, 2011 Foxx Examines Impact of Intrusive Federal Regulations on Institutions of Higher Education
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Jan. 4, 2011 Foxx Named Chair of House Higher Education Subcommittee
Dec. 8, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 5281, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
June 8, 2010 The 10th Amendment Task Force
March 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 3, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4247, Preventing Harmful Restraint And Seclusion In Schools Act
Sept. 23, 2009 Health Care
Sept. 16, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3221, Student Aid And Fiscal Responsibility Act Of 2009
Jan. 28, 2009 Providing for the Further Consideration of H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Nov. 1, 2008 A 21st Century GI Bill That Is Fit for America's Veterans
Sept. 18, 2008 No Child Left Inside Act of 2008
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