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 2017-12-18 18:27 

The Huffington Post

How the PROSPER Act Hurts Graduate and Professional Students...

Earlier this month, amid the passing of the Senate tax bill, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC5) introduced a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act c......

 2017-12-14 14:38 

ThinkProgress

Republicans bury anti-LGBTQ provisions in massive higher education bill...

A massive (542 pages) higher education reform bill proposed by House Republicans would write anti-LGBTQ discrimination into the law in the disguise of "religious freedom." H.R. 4508, authored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), contains two provisions c...

 2017-12-13 19:00 

The Huffington Post

PROSPER Act Could Make Campuses Less Safe From Sexual Assault...

The Chairwoman, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC 5th), of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce pledged on Tuesday to work w......

 2017-12-09 03:06 

Daily Kos

House Republicans want to end student loan forgiveness for people in public service...

The Republican class war continues in the form of a new Higher Education Act reauthorization bill introduced by North Carolina Rep. Virginia Foxx. This bill has a number of changes to how (and if) Americans can access higher education, but one of the most...

 2017-12-01 05:00 

Forbes

New Higher Education Reform Bill Will Help Low-Income Americans Go To College...

Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.) will introduce a landmark proposal to overhaul the way the federal government funds and oversees higher education. Based on a draft summary of the legislation that Ive had a chance to review, its focus is on helping lo...

 2017-11-09 22:18 

Charlotte Observer

College isn't always the best path for teens...

Students need options beyond higher ed, like career tracks aided by apprenticeships, say Virginia Foxx and Alex Acosta....

 2017-11-09 18:21 

Washington Examiner

Rep. Virginia Foxx previews reforms that could be coming to higher education...

Foxx wants schools to be more transparent about what they have to offer potential students, ensuring families make good decisions before inv......

 2017-11-09 00:11 

Washington Examiner

GOP congresswoman: Virginia election not 'comparable' to 2018 midterms...

'I feel pretty comfortable about our winning in 2018,' Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., told the Washington Examiner....

 2017-09-04 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

Remember Virginia Foxx? Meet Jenny Marshall, Her Progressive Challenger...

My name is Jenny Marshall, and Im running for Congress in North Carolinas 5th District. I am a teacher, a wife, a mom to seven kids, an educational advocate, and a progressive who is working to unseat Republican Incumbent Rep. Virginia Foxx. As a mom and ...

 2017-08-01 16:00 

Washington Free Beacon

House Committee Investigating Complaints Govt Slowed Nuclear Compensation Efforts...

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.) is investigating complaints that government officials thwarted ill nuclear workers' or their widows' claims for compensation....

 2017-06-05 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

North Carolina Needs Our Help...

We want to make a different kind of case for our two progressive congressional candidates in North Carolina, Jenny Marshall-- who's opposing Virginia Foxx-- and Matt Coffay-- who's up against Freedom Caucus headman Mark Meadows. Normally we'd tell you abo...

 2017-04-24 12:20 

The Fayetteville Observer

If this NC congresswoman gets her way, days of federal education regulations are over...

 U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx wants the federal Department of Education to disappear. She wants Washington to stop passing down rules and regulations schools have to follow.As the new chair of the House Education and Workforce Committee, the seven-term No...

 2017-04-13 19:57 

McClatchy DC

If this congresswoman gets her way, the days of federal education regulations are over...

Republicans in Congress are starting to make quick work dismantling Obama-era education regulations, with North Carolinas Virginia Foxx leading the charge for Congressional Review Act bills. The House education committee chairwoman wants to restore power ...

 2017-03-12 21:20 

Yahoo News

Why a House bill wants workers' genetic information...

Since 2008, Americans have been protected from being penalized for refusing a genetic test in the workplace or having to share the results with their employer. Passed along party lines, the bill, put forward by chairwoman Rep. Virginia Foxx (R) of North ...

 2017-02-24 04:03 

RealClearPolitics

In Foxx, Trump & DeVos Have a Staunch Education Ally...

With control of all three branches of government, Republicans are set on unraveling President Obama's education legacy and pushing an unprecedented amount of funding and authority back to states. Leading this charge is Rep. Virginia Foxx, the newly appoin...

 2017-01-30 21:40 

Washington Examiner

GOP moves to undo one of Obama's final labor rules...

House Republicans will move Monday to undo one of President Obama's efforts to change labor regulations to benefit unions. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, plans to introduce resolution to undo...

 2017-01-03 18:48 

McClatchy DC

Himself awaiting ethics scrutiny, NC Republican urges careful approach to reforms...

At least three members of Congress from North Carolina Reps. George Holding, Robert Pittenger and Virginia Foxx opposed a Republican-led proposal to push through changes to the authority of ethics watchdog entity, the Office of Congressional Ethics. The...

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