Top Three (Plus One) “Must-Knows” For Your Monday

Communications • May 2, 2016

Here in the People’s House, we’ve been hard at work championing efforts that empower every American to pursue their own dreams and make their own decisions.  Here’s a look back at some of last week’s highlights: 1.) I Can See Your HALO(S Act) PROBLEM: Starbucks, Costco, Amazon were all started with the help of angel …

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Opportunity Begins in the Classroom

Communications • April 29, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4901), introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), which reauthorizes the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “Opportunity begins in the classroom,” said McMorris Rodgers. Today the People’s House reaffirmed our commitment …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of SOAR Act Reauthorization

COMMUNICATIONS • April 29, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4901), introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), which reauthorizes the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “Opportunity begins in the classroom,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Today the People’s House reaffirmed our commitment …

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McMorris Rodgers Celebrates Long Overdue Updates to Electronic Privacy

COMMUNICATIONS • April 27, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The bill, introduced by Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS), updates and strengthens the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986. McMorris Rodgers has been a proponent of this legislation since Yoder first introduced it in …

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Yoder Leads Effort to Update Email Privacy Laws

Communications • April 27, 2016

A lot has changed since 1986. Cabbage Patch Dolls have been replaced by Webkinz. We can now communicate in seconds with people around the world through email and texting. And power suits are no longer in style. Unfortunately, there is one thing that has stayed the same: our email privacy laws. In a press conference …

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McMorris Rodgers via Washington Post’s Outrage Machine: Wait time is up for VA fix

Communications • April 27, 2016

The following op-ed by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers may be read online via the Washington Post’s Outrage Machine. House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Wait time is up for VA fix By Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers April 26, 2016 Imagine a veterans’ hospital with no waiting list to see a doctor. …

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Reflecting a 21st Century America

Communications • April 27, 2016

Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference: April 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) U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “As elected Representatives, we have a constitutional responsibility to …

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Three Little Words You Don’t Want To Hear

Communications • April 21, 2016

Internal. Revenue. Service. When it comes to the IRS, there are several issues that could be improved: The IRS sees no problem with rehiring employees who were previously fired for misconduct  The IRS can freely spend money with no accountability  Nearly 1,600 IRS employees were delinquent on their taxes (Coincidence? We think not.) The IRS …

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Enough is Enough: House votes to hold IRS accountable

COMMUNICATIONS • April 21, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed four Internal Revenue Service reform bills. “Today, the House took action to give the American people peace of mind and confidence to live their lives,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Families and job creators in every corner of this country are frustrated by …

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Noem, Smith Call to Simplify Tax Code, Hold IRS Accountable

Communications • April 19, 2016

Are you feeling a little lighter today? So are we, but it’s not because we chose the salad over pizza for lunch.  As Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) puts it, “all of Americans wallets are a little bit thinner” after filing taxes and, unfortunately, handing money over to the IRS. Earlier today, she and Rep. Jason Smith …

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Top Three (Plus One) “Must-Knows” For Your Monday

May 2, 2016

Here in the People’s House, we’ve been hard at work championing efforts that empower every American to pursue their own dreams and make their own …

Read More

Opportunity Begins in the Classroom

April 29, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of SOAR Act Reauthorization

April 29, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Celebrates Long Overdue Updates to Electronic Privacy

April 27, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The bill, introduced …

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Yoder Leads Effort to Update Email Privacy Laws

April 27, 2016

A lot has changed since 1986. Cabbage Patch Dolls have been replaced by Webkinz. We can now communicate in seconds with people around the world …

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