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ABLE Act: What they are saying

Communications • December 4, 2014

Yesterday the American people saw a preview of what to expect from the next Congress – America’s New Congress. The House passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act by an overwhelming margin of 404-17. The bill, which listed 85 percent of House Members as co-sponsors, would establish tax-exempt savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.  This may be perceived as …

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Empowerment > Families | Opportunity

A Solution to Empower All Americans – No Matter the Challenges They Face

Communications • December 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 647, the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals with disabilities to save for their futures through the creation of tax-free savings accounts. “Tonight the House spoke for millions of …

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Health Care > Health Care

Not-Affordable-at-all-Act

Communications • December 3, 2014

President Obama promised a lot of things when he entered the Oval Office six years ago. At the top of his list? Affordable health care. However, under the complicated, one-size-fits-all Affordable Care Act, health care costs have risen — and are going, going, going up. One in three insured Americans have put off getting medical treatment because of …

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Now is the time to act on ABLE

Congressman Ander Crenshaw • December 3, 2014

No other piece of legislation on Capitol Hill has earned as much bipartisan and bicameral support as the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act H.R. 647/S. 313). Now, the House is on the cusp of moving this landmark legislation across the finish line. And millions of Americans with disabilities are closer than ever …

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Obamacare’s having a tough day

Communications • December 3, 2014

It’s only 11:00 AM on Wednesday, but here’s what they’ve already written about Obamacare today: The Hill | Harkin: Democrats shouldn’t have settled for ObamaCare He wonders in hindsight whether the law was made overly complicated to satisfy the political concerns of a few Democratic centrists who have since left Congress. “We had the power to do …

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Locally-grown solutions

Rep. Randy Hultgren • December 2, 2014

Rep. Randy Hultgren represents Illinois’ 14th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. He wrote the following letter, which was published today in the Kane County Chronicle. We just passed Nov. 15 – the start of the next open enrollment period for health insurance. But even with the advent of the Affordable Care Act – also known …

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Only 29% of Americans happy with economy

Communications • December 2, 2014

It was June of 2010. America’s economy had bottomed out after experiencing its worst economic collapse since the Great Depression. The White House kicked off its “Recovery Summer,” an effort to show Americans that the Administration’s trillion-dollar stimulus package would indeed deliver the millions of jobs it promised. Today (4 years, 5 months, and 15 days later), Americans’ …

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Empowerment > ABLE Act | Budget | Families | Health Care

This is Why We’re Here

Communications • December 2, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference December 2, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) 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. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today I’d like to tell you the story of …

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Shop Small Business Saturday

Communications • November 28, 2014

Right now Americans all over the country are waiting in lines at Best Buy and Target for the infamous “Black Friday.” But another big shopping event of the year is tomorrow — Small Business Saturday. Every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages Americans across the country to visit local businesses and “shop small.” And …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Communications • November 27, 2014

From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you spend the day with those you love and remembering the blessings for which you are thankful. Today reflect on the words from the first Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1863, by President Abraham Lincoln: “The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers: Americans Deserve an Explanation

December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held …

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McMorris Rodgers: The President Must Be Held Accountable

December 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach …

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We Need a Permanent Solution — Not a Quick Fix

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s announcement to act unilaterally on immigration …

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Creating Jobs and Reviving American Manufacturing

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4795, the Promoting New …

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Pursuing a Bold and Firm Strategy in Iran

November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after passage of H. Res. 754, Condemning the Government …

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