February 2024
IEC-PAC Supported Foxx Asks for Comment Deadline Extension on Apprenticeship Rule
Chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), issued a request for a 60-day extension to the comment deadline to the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the Registered Apprenticeship system. In her request, she states the proposed rule is a “blatant effort to circumvent the legislative process and expand the role of the federal government” and would “significantly impact employers who participate in the registered apprenticeship system.”
Freedom Fund Enables IEC to Join ‘Card Check’ Amicus Brief
With resources from the Freedom Fund, IEC joined an amicus brief filed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in conjunction with an appeal following the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in the case known as Cemex, In this ruling, the Board made it easier for unions to demand representation without an NLRB-supervised election. 
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IEC PAC Announces 2024 Goal
Having reached its $60,000 goal in 2023, IEC PAC has set its site on reaching the $70,000 mark in 2024. Help IEC back candidates for Congress that support the merit shop today!
IEC PAC-Supported Candidates

Rep. Aaron Bean (R-FL)
Rep. Ben Cline (R-VA)

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT)
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN)
Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ)

Rep. Eric Burlison (R-MO)

Rep. Erin Houchin (R-IN) 

Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)

Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
Rep. James Comer (R-KY)
Rep. John James (R-MI)

Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)

Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA)

Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI)
Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA)
Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR)
Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)
Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA)
Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS)
Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS)

Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO)
Rep. Scott Fitgerald (R-WI)
Sen. Ted Budd (R-NC)
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)

Sen. Todd Young (R-IN)

Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)

Rep. Welsey Hunt (R-TX)

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