Minnesota Congressman John Kline will be introducing legislation that will protect veterans from erroneous and untimely billing practices by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA). Kline’s legislation is in response to frustration and confusion caused by the VA when it billed Minnesota and Wisconsin veterans this summer for health care received up to five years ago. Kline’s bill would give the Secretary of the VA flexibility to waive co-payment requirements for veterans if the VA erred sending bills in a timely manner.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline, Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, issued the following statement today after meeting with a bipartisan group of leaders in the House and Senate to discuss proceeding with a conference committee to resolve differences in the House- and Senate-passed bills to replace No Child Left Behind, and being named Chair of the conference committee.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, recently asked regional policy experts about the concerns of our Allies in the Middle East over the Administration’s deal with Iran during a hearing.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline voted for bipartisan legislation he cosponsored today which passed the U.S. House of Representatives that would give the Secretary of the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) increased flexibility to remove employees of the VA for mismanagement and misconduct.
The Artistic Discovery competition is an opportunity to showcase the talents of creative high school students. Each year, I continue to be impressed with Minnesota’s gifted young artists and am pleased to share with you the winners and honorable mentions from the 2015 year competition.
Congressman Kline participated in the 2015 Minnesota Delegation Hotdish Competition hosted by Sen. Franked. This friendly, bipartisan event is an opportunity for all of Minnesota's congressional delegation to get a taste of home in D.C. You can view Congressman Kline's Recipe here.
Last year, Minnesotans and our nation faced significant and unique challenges. As your Congressman, I have worked to ensure your voice is heard in Washington and you are updated on my efforts. To learn more about my work, I've compiled my "2014 Year in Review".
A bipartisan Congress put workers and businesses one step closer toward having the tools they need to come together and save multiemployer pension plans that are facing imminent bankruptcy. It’s time to trust our nation’s workers, employers, and union leaders to do the right thing by enacting this important bipartisan agreement.
Kline Discusses ESEA Reform on WCCO with Chad Hartman
Congressman John Kline spoke with Chad Hartman on WCCO about K-12 education reform on January 27, 2015.
Kline Response to the President's State of the Union
Listen to Congressman Kline's Reponse to the State of the Union on WCCO with Dave Lee.
John Kline Urges Passage of Youth Trafficking Legislation
The proposals would enhance existing aid for runaway and homeless youth and improve identification and assessment of child sex trafficking victims.
John Kline Helps Lead a Hearing to Exam Efforts to Protect Our Youth
John Kline helped lead a hearing to to examine the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's ongoing work and implementation of recent legislative changes.