House Oversight Committee

Ginny Gentles, director of IWF’s Education Freedom Center, and Meaghan Mobbs, IWF senior fellow, will testify before the House Oversight Committee in separate hearings on Tuesday, March 28th.

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AG Lynn Fitch

Fitch was the first state attorney general to sign Independent Women's Voice's Women's Bill of Rights, which recognizes immutable differences between women and men, and upholds real equality, as opposed to dismantling the hard-earned rights of women to accommodate a radical transgender movement.

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"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." - Aldous Huxley



We have the technology and ability to deliver home heat to all Americans.

  • There are numerous tools and policy options available today that could restore our energy systems and deliver a steady supply of affordable heat.
  • These tools include making fossil fuels cleaner and more efficient, ending specialized subsidies for certain renewable energy sources, ensuring grid reliability or resiliency standards are technology-neutral, establishing balanced environmental standards, and more.

By: Mandy Gunasekara



New 1099-K tax reporting rules have a disproportionate effect on women.
  • Women dominate gig economy work when separating out ridesharing and delivery services.
  • Women are selling used kids’ clothes, engaged in food/grocery delivery, tutoring, babysitting, and other activities arranged through online apps. 

By: Patrice Onwuka



We need reforms to improve the child welfare system.
  • When parents clearly cannot rehabilitate, officials need not drag matters out for children.
  • We don’t have enough homes for children who need foster care, so we need to protect faith-based foster agencies, who do most of the work in this space, from activists trying to shut them down.
  • We must realize that even if policies mitigated the shortage of foster families, some vulnerable children would still have behavioral and mental health problems that need residential care.

By: Naomi Schaefer Riley



The anti-vaping campaign is not based on science.
  • Since their introduction, e-cigarettes have helped millions of American adults quit smoking combustible cigarettes.
  • But policymakers and regulators continue to challenge adult access to alternatives to smoking and lie to parents about youth vaping to get them to demand that e-cigarettes and flavored vape liquids be removed from the marketplace.
  • In fact, e-cigarettes have helped to accelerate significant declines in smoking among youth and young adults.

By: Lindsey Stroud



HHS must let the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration expire.
  • The end of the Public Health Emergency determination will—among other things—allow states to remove ineligible enrollees from the Medicaid program, which ballooned during the pandemic.
  • Overloading Medicaid with too many enrollees takes resources away from those who need them most.
  • It also keeps too many people on inferior public coverage when they could otherwise be on private insurance plans, costs taxpayers in the form of increased social spending, and moves our public policy closer to government-controlled health care and farther from a vibrant, competitive private marketplace.

By: Hadley Heath Manning

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