Health Care > Health Care

Hundreds of thousands at risk of losing health insurance due to website glitches

Communications • August 28, 2014

Remember the Healthcare.gov “glitches”? The glitches even John Stewart mocked? Healthcare.gov’s problems are back with a vengeance and could lead to hundreds of thousands of Americans losing their health insurance. From CNN this morning: Over 300,000 people received letters last week saying their personal information must be verified by next Friday, September 5th, or their health insurance would be …

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Growing economic concerns? House Republicans understand

Communications • August 27, 2014

A new economic survey by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation revealed that concern for the economy is growing – and Americans are looking at their leaders to solve the problem. Eighty-three percent of survey respondents agreed that the national debt is an issue that President Obama and Congress should be spending more time addressing, and 64% say …

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Health Care > Accountability | Health Care

This week in Obamacare failures

Communications • August 22, 2014

Surprise, surprise. In this week’s roundup of Obamacare headlines, you’ll see a security breach, hidden enrollment data, more deleted emails, and higher health care costs that reduce work hours. Unfortunately, it’s business as usual for the this new health care law. Rising Costs Reducing Work Hours The burdensome regulations and rising health care costs of Obamacare are affecting school …

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Empowerment > Accountability | Oversight

President Obama’s Got “No New Friends”

Communications • August 21, 2014

President Obama has earned a reputation of not playing well with others. And while House Republicans have long been vocally frustrated – now even Senate Democrats are speaking out about their inability to work with President Obama. In a recent New York Times article, several Senate Democrats – including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) – …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Budget | Families | Jobs and the Economy

Solving back-to-school stress

Communications • August 18, 2014

Families across the country are gearing up for the first day of school. New backpacks, sharpened pencils, and back-to-school outfits are filling wish lists – and emptying wallets. Back-to-school spending is estimated to total $26.5 billion this year, a slight decrease from 2013. And the buck doesn’t stop there. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Expenditures …

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Accountability > Accountability | IRS | Oversight

You’ll want to read these IRS headlines twice

Communications • August 15, 2014

These articles are probably going to cause you to take a double-take: “IRS Failed to Do Background Checks on Contractors” “The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a million taxpayers to an increased risk of fraud and identity theft, a government investigator said …

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Health Care > Accountability > Veterans

VA progress is being made – but there is still work to be done

Communications • August 14, 2014

Veterans heard some good news today. According to the Associated Press, VA referrals to private doctors are on the rise. This is largely in part to the House-passed bill H.R. 3230, the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014. This bill allocates money to private doctors to treat veterans who are unable to get appointments at …

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Rep. Diane Black: The Possibilities of a “Governing Party”

Communications • August 13, 2014

This week on “Meet the Press,” host David Gregory asked guests their thoughts on a Republican-controlled Senate. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) responded in “The Hill” by  pointing out the work House Republicans have accomplished, often in bipartisan fashion, compared to the Democratic-controlled Senate. “On a recent edition of Meet the Press, host David Gregory asked his …

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Jobs > Middle Class Squeeze > Budget | Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

We’re dealing with a stubborn, out-of-touch President

Communications • August 13, 2014

Yesterday, President Obama told a crowd that the economy has “turned around” since he entered the White House. “And if you think about where we are now economically compared to where we were when I first came into office, we were then losing 800,000 jobs a month. We now are seeing the lowest unemployment claim …

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Health Care > Health Care

Obamacare is more unpopular than ever. 5 reasons why:

Communications • August 12, 2014

Every week there’s another Obamacare headline announcing another failure of the President’s health care program. Americans are starting to take notice. According to a recent survey, Obamcare is “more unpopular than ever” – with over half of Americans viewing Obamacare unfavorably. Pollsters found the sudden change in opinion unusual. Drew Altman, the Chief Executive of the Kaiser …

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McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious …

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McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver In Our Fight to Put Patients First

June 25, 2015

“We will not waver in our effort to empower people – not government – with more choices, greater flexibility, and better health care coverage. “ …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Protect Americans from EPA Overreach

June 24, 2015

“With a several billion-dollar price tag attached, states should not be automatically forced to comply with the regulatory whims of unelected bureaucrats.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

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McMorris Rodgers: TPA Keeps Trade Negotiations Transparent

June 19, 2015

“I voted to assert Congress’s authority when negotiating America’s trade agreements and to ensure that your representatives have a seat at the table.” WASHINGTON, D.C. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Helping Health Care Innovation Thrive

June 19, 2015

“This repeal will empower American entrepreneurs to pursue 21st century health care solutions that will change lives around the world.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. …

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