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Leslie’s Story : Stop playing political ping-pong with people’s lives

It’s another #WitnessWednesday … and the Congressional Counter says that 3,167,407 Americans have lost their unemployment insurance since Dec. 28. While Speaker Boehner has refused to allow a vote on the lapsed program, Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) is still pushing forward as he has introduced a new proposal to extend unemployment insurance benefits for the […]

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Kline Opposes Gainful Employment But What Are the Job Prospects For a Customer Loyalty Degree ?

Before heading out for his taxpayer-funded trip to Guam and Vietnam, Chairman John Kline sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee, asking its members to insert language to deny funding the Department of Education from finalizing the new “Gainful Employment” rules. The Education Department’s proposed new “gainful employment” rules by requiring institutions to tell […]

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John Kline Goes To Vietnam Seeking Jobs – But Who Is He Lobbying For ?

John Kline brought a delegation to Vietnam (in Guam there were six Members and 14 “guests” but how many continued on is unknown) with the expressed purpose of expanding cooperation opportunities between the two countries’ legislative bodies. Specifically, Chairman Kline met with National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung in Hanoi on June 3 revealing that […]

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Four Years Later, John Kline Still Fighting

2010, just like 2014, was an election year. John Kline’s challenger in that November election had a 35-cent tour as a campaign theme … even engaging with the US Chamber of Commerce’s FasterBetterSafer campaign in calling for immediate action to repair America’s crumbling roads and bridges. The Chamber’s campaign echoes the message promoted by my […]