Sen. Lamar Alexander’s office said that healthcare takes priority over the confirmation process of the new labor secretary.
A new Obama administration proposal that would ease the process for student loan forgiveness would cost taxpayers up to $42 billion over the next decade, according to administration estimates.
Senate Republicans hope to use their new majority to rein in President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board.
Senate Republicans are attempting to rein in a top federal labor regulator that they claim is serving partisans rather than the public.
My must read of the day “Tea Party Hopes Battered by Lamar Alexander Win,” in NBC News.
More than half of international grants distributed by the Labor Department are missing documentation, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Congressional Republicans on Friday threatened to subpoena the Department of Health and Human Services over the disastrous rollout of a federal health care website unless Secretary Kathleen Sebelius turns over previously requested documents.
Sens. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.), Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.), and Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) on Wednesday in a letter to the State Department concerning recent attacks on Egypt’s Christian minority.