The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline, today approved H.R. 4843, the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act. The bipartisan legislation will require the Department of Health and Human Services to better ensure states are meeting current child welfare requirements, particularly protections for infants born with illegal substance exposure. The bill passed the committee by a voice vote.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline is leading a legislative effort to provide military commanders with much needed flexibility for our troops fighting Islamist extremists in Afghanistan and the region. Kline’s provision, which would remove arbitrary restrictions on authorities and resources, will be reviewed Wednesday when the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) finalizes the annual national defense bill.
Older Americans Act Ensures Older Americans Can Continue to Live Active, Independent Lives with Dignity They Deserve
After President Obama signed into law the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 (S. 192), House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline said, "These commonsense changes will help ensure older Americans can continue to live active, independent lives with the dignity they deserve. We are pleased Republicans and Democrats were able to come together to advance this important priority.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline presented the Civil Air Patrol Congressional Gold Medal to Richard LaMotte, 91, on Monday evening at South St. Paul Airport, Fleming Field. LaMotte is one of the founding members of South St. Paul’s CAP squadron in 1942. Kline also presented LaMotte with a copy of the legislation signed into law by President Obama awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline honored residents and organizations from around Minnesota's 2nd Congressional district with Congressional Certificates of Special Recognition at his 10th annual “Star of the North” ceremony Tuesday at Kenwood Trail Junior High School in Lakeville. “These random acts of kindness and giving spirit are worthy of congressional recognition and their acts of goodwill have an immeasurable impact as their stories reach others throughout our communities,” said Kline. “Perhaps the greatest legacy of the Star of the North honorees will be inspiring each of us to share their story and follow their lead.”
Congressman John Kline is inviting high school students from Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 35th Annual Congressional “Artistic Discovery” competition. Art entries must be received by Congressman Kline’s office in Burnsville by Friday, April 22.
John Kline: "Serving our great nation for 25 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and 13 years in Congress has been an honor and a privilige. With the new year upon us, I invite you to check out my 'Year in Review,' highlighting some of the work we accomplished together in 2015."
After years of congressional delay and executive overreach, Congress is finally replacing No Child Left Behind. But more importantly, we are replacing the old approach of education with the new approach that will help every child in every school receive an excellent education. The President on Dec. 10 signed into law the bill Kline championed.
On WCCO with Dave Lee, John Kline Shares Memories Serving the Reagan's
Minnesota Congressman John Kline, who served as a military aide for Presidents Carter and Reagan, shared memories from his time in the White house.
‘We have a responsibility to support this bill and I believe the President has a responsibility to sign it’
Minnesota Congressman John Kline, the Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, offered remarks Jan. 6 in support of the “Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act,” legislation that eliminates the core provisions of ObamaCare that have hurt families, businesses, schools, and patients. The legislation Congress passed will rein in our nation’s deficit by roughly half a trillion dollars.
On Bill Bennett, Kline Discusses Effort to Replace No Child Left Behind
John Kline visits with Bill Bennett about the bipartisan bill he is championing to replace No Child Left Behind and restore local control to our schools.