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McMorris Rodgers Votes for Walberg’s Regulatory Relief Bill

Communications • September 28, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Overtime Rule and Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094). Introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), the bill requires a six-month delay in the effective date of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Fund American People’s Priorities

Communications • September 28, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 9. “The single best tool we have to hold the president and his administration accountable as the people’s representatives is the power of the purse, which is why the passage …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Chairman Shuster’s WRDA Bill

Communications • September 28, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 (H.R. 5303). Introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the bill addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water-related …

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Our Better Way Plan Looks Pretty Good on Paper

COMMUNICATIONS • September 28, 2016

OK, we admit it: Our Better Way plan looks pretty good on paper. But as Rep. Gary Palmer of Alabama puts it, “This is more than just a booklet, or pamphlet of ideas.  It’s a real plan to restore a Confident America, and get us back on track.” After receiving feedback from people all across …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres

Communications • September 28, 2016

“Optimists and pessimists die the same way. They just live differently. I prefer to live as an optimist.” House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding former Israeli President Shimon Peres’s passing. “Today I join all those who seek peace around the world in mourning Shimon Peres, one of the …

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Rep. Tom Marino: Why the REVIEW Act is good for Americans

COMMUNICATIONS • September 27, 2016

This summer, we took our Better Way agenda on the road, to share our ideas with the people who inspired them. Since then, we’ve been hard at work making those ideas a reality, already setting a number of these proposals into motion as we aim to tackle some of the most pressing issues of our …

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Representative government is to reflect the people’s priorities

COMMUNICATIONS • September 27, 2016

Republican Leadership Press Conference: September 27, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “A few weeks ago I met with a young farmer and his wife. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Bills to Improve Veterans’ Care

Communications • September 26, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed three bills focused on improving veterans’  access to care – the Vet Connect Act of 2016 (H.R. 5162), the No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act (H.R. 5392), and the VET Act (H.R. 3216). “Our service members …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes for Chairman Royce’s Bill to Prevent Future Ransom Payments to Iran

Communications • September 22, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (H.R. 5931). Introduced by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the bill prohibits the U.S. Government from making any cash payments to the Government of Iran …

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Chair McMorris Rodgers for BlogHer: How the GOP Is Supporting Women in Small Business

COMMUNICATIONS • September 22, 2016

As we celebrate American Business Women’s Day, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) writes online for BlogHer, where she highlights how House Republicans’ Better Way agenda supports women business owners. Says McMorris Rodgers, “As a lawmaker, my colleagues and I have a responsibility to listen to this next generation of business leaders, and …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Block Transfer of Gitmo Detainees

September 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5351, legislation introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Hold the VA Accountable

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Regulatory Integrity Act

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5226). Introduced …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Halt Obamacare Tax Increases

September 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (H.R. …

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Via Recode: Chairman Royce and Chair McMorris Rodgers on the House-Passed Digital GAP Act

September 13, 2016

Today on Recode, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) talk about the bipartisan Digital Global …

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