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Blame game escalates; student loan bill fails again in Senate

...the American people," said Rep. John Kline, Minnesota Republican and chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee."A cadre of Senate Democrats are completely unwilling to compromise. It's time to stop playing spiteful political...

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Barrow talks up technical college

...jobs, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Athens, said. Mr. Barrow, who serves on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, toured technical colleges in his district, including Augusta Technical College, on Wednesday. Technical education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/25/met_4448.shtml
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Concerned raised about unfunded pension liability

...savings and level the playing field," Woerth said. Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the Workforce Committee, urged Boehner to also include language in his bill requiring companies to release more of the data about their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/08/bus_455384.shtml
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House vote challenges new overtime pay rules

...better protect American workers," said Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. House GOP Whip Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said he expected that the provision would be removed when the House and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/10/met_428133.shtml
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Proposal would end popular fixed-rate loan consolidation

...get to college at all. The proposed change has split both Democrats and Republicans on the House Education and Workforce Committee. Chairman John Boehner, R.-Ohio, and Rep. Rob Andrews, D.-N.J., have introduced different versions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/bus_418221.shtml
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Greenspan: education, not trade barriers, answer to job worries

...increasing signals of recovery, jobs loss continues to diminish," he said in testimony to the House Education and Workforce Committee. "In all likelihood, employment will begin to increase more quickly before long." He said that the extended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/12/bus_408481.shtml
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Across the area

...talks with college officials U.S. Reps. Max Burns and John Boehner, the chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, met with college and university presidents from the 12th Congressional District on Thursday at the Medical College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/18/met_370067.shtml
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Graham's time in the U.S. House has been productive

...on which I've spoken personally with him. Mr. Graham spent seven productive years on the House Education and Workforce Committee. He's supported the following initiatives: Dollars to the Classroom - a proposal ensuring that 95 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/14/let_358468.shtml
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...support for low-income students. Dr. Lewis was one of four witnesses who appeared before the House Education and Workforce Committee. Ninety percent of Paine College students get some form of federal financial assistance, she said. Dr. Lewis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/17/met_348848.shtml
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Schools will see rise in funding

...million in so-called Title I funds, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee. Last year, Richmond County schools received $8 million in Title I funding. "We have been given a figure verbally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/02/met_345631.shtml
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