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21st Century Cures Heads to the President’s Desk

Communications • December 9, 2016

The House passed 21st Century Cures.  The Senate passed 21st Century Cures.  Up Next: The President’s Desk! fter two overwhelmingly bipartisan votes, 21st Century Cures is headed to the President’s desk. The excitement felt by the People’s House is palpable. As Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) says, “After three years, our legislative …

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Pearl Harbor at 75: In the face of danger, we have courage.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • December 7, 2016

So often war stories become stories of dates and numbers. When you watch classic war movies or learn about these battles from the safety of an American classroom, you become detached – caught up in an endless list of casualties, names of distant places, and the amount of ships and planes lost. But behind each …

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House Republicans in the News: 21st Century Cures Saves Lives

COMMUNICATIONS • December 6, 2016

As Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) says, “When the opportunity arises for a bold path forward, we need to seize it.” That’s what 21st Century Cures is all about: going bold, and offering a real plan to treat and cure the thousands of rare diseases that impact millions of Americans every single day. Here’s a …

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McMorris Rodgers-Backed Self-Scheduling Bill Passes House

Communications • December 6, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Faster Care for Veterans Act (H.R. 4352). The legislation directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a pilot program establishing a patient self-scheduling appointment program. McMorris Rodgers is the lead Republican sponsor of the bill. …

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One example of how we are thinking big

COMMUNICATIONS • December 6, 2016

Republican Leadership Press Conference: December 6, 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-elect Doug Collins (R-GA) Conference Secretary-elect Jason Smith (R-MO) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “Over two years ago, people all across this country were outraged …

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The Many Faces of 21st Century Cures

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • December 5, 2016

Last week the House passed 21st Century Cures in an overwhelmingly bipartisan 344-77 vote. Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers shares her thoughts on this landmark legislation ahead of this week’s action in the Senate.  I love the holidays. The sights, the smells. Seeing how excited my three kids get knowing baby Jesus is coming – …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Strengthen our Nation’s Defenses

Communications • December 2, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the conference report to the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “Providing for our nation’s defense is our most important constitutional duty,” said McMorris Rodgers. “This year’s National Defense Authorization Act fulfills that responsibility and ensures that …

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21st Century Cures can be Summed up in Four Words

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) • December 1, 2016

21st Century Cures can be summed up in four words. The problem is deciding which four words to use, because this proactive legislation is a big opportunity for the American people. Cures gives us hope.  Cures advances scientific research.  Cures innovates new treatments.  Cures puts patients first.  Cures combats opioid abuse.  Cures is a game-changer. …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes for 21st Century Cures and Hope for Millions

Communications • November 30, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the 21st Century Cures Act  (H.R. 34). Introduced by Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), this legislation accelerates the development of life-saving treatments. “With our passage of 21st Century Cures, we’re offering hope to millions of Americans facing life with an …

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Chairman Upton and Rep. Murphy: Making #CuresNow a Reality

COMMUNICATIONS • November 30, 2016

Whether it’s cancer, Alzheimer’s or mental illnesses, these diseases, and many like them, tear apart families and take away our loved ones. Today, a years long process makes it across the finish line — years of hearing from people across the country, listening to their stories, and putting together a package of legislation to work …

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In The News

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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