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Policy Feature Issue: Medicaid – What the Administration Is Not Telling You

Policy • November 13, 2013

Medicaid has historically been a federal/state partnership to ensure that the most vulnerable populations in America have access to healthcare.  For nearly a half century, low-income pregnant women, children, elderly, and disabled populations have had access to a range of mandatory services, including in and out patient hospital services, services provided by physicians and laboratories, …

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Policy Feature Issue: October Jobs Report

Policy • November 12, 2013

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its October monthly jobs report.  While nonfarm payroll employment increased by 204,000 in October, the unemployment rate increased to 7.3%.[1]  The October jobs report continues to highlight our nation’s anemic economic recovery, and is especially concerning because of the increasing number of Americans dropping out of …

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Rep. Todd Young Delivers the Weekly Republican Address

Communications • November 9, 2013

In this week’s address, Rep. Todd Young details how hardworking Americans were told not to worry, that their coverage would stay the same and – if anything – their costs would go down if Obamacare passed. But just the opposite is happening. To fix this, next week House Republicans will consider the Keep Your Health …

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A Promise He Could Not Keep

Communications • October 30, 2013

President Obama repeatedly promised Americans that, “If you like your current health care plan, you can keep it.” Now, millions of Americans are discovering that is a promise the President could not keep.

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Policy Feature Issue: Proposed EPA Regulations Threaten to Drive Up Electricity Prices

Policy • October 30, 2013

On September 20, 2013, the EPA announced proposed greenhouse gas standards for new fossil fuel-fired power plants.[1]  If finalized, it will mark the first time a uniform national standard on power plant carbon dioxide emissions has been imposed.  The proposed regulations create separate emissions limits for new natural gas plants and for coal fuel-fired plants.[2]  …

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Policy Feature Issue: What the Administration Said: Read Outs from the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Oversight Hearings

Policy • October 30, 2013

Readout of the House Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on “Status of Affordable Care Act Implementation” Witness:  Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers Medicare & Medicaid Servers Our number one concern is that Americans have access to affordable healthcare. What anecdotal information we have received suggest premiums are skyrocketing and people are losing their current coverage. …

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The Latest WTAS About Obamacare

Communications • October 29, 2013

“President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the Obama administration has known that for at …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • October 29, 2013

House Republican leaders stressed today that the problems of Obamacare go far beyond a faulty website. Hardworking Americans across the nation are having their insurance policies cancelled while others are facing higher premiums. Obamacare is much more than a broken website — it is a broken law.

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Health Care > Accountability > Health Care | Oversight

Chairman Fred Upton Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • October 26, 2013

In this week’s address, Chairman Fred Upton explains how the problems with Obamacare are more than just website glitches. From broken promises to special waivers, House Republicans are actively conducting thoughtful oversight of this law, while at the same time crafting patient-centered solutions to improve healthcare for all Americans. We want to hear your stories, …

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Smooth Sailing for America’s Waterways

Communications • October 23, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA):  “America’s ports and waterways are an integral part of what makes this country great. Our ports are the source of $1.4 trillion in trade, and our …

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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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