Opportunities > 529 College Saving Plans

Do You Want Your Kids To End Up Like George Costanza?

Communications • February 24, 2015

This post originally appeared on BuzzFeed. This week, the House of Representatives will be taking up House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins legislation, H.R. 529, to expand and strengthen 529 college savings plans. Here is a quick look at how 529s are a proven tax-free college savings tool to help hardworking Americans save for their children’s …

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Jobs > Energy | Keystone XL

Mr. President, It’s Yours

Communications • February 24, 2015

In the words of the one and only Stevie Wonder, Keystone XL has been “sign, sealed, delivered” to the White House. President Obama will now have 10 days in which to reconsider his threat to veto the bill. Some quick background on the project: The application to build the Keystone XL pipeline was first submitted on September 19, …

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Health Care > Health Care | Obamacare

We Want to Hear From You

Communications • February 23, 2015

Year one of Obamacare was defined by lost coverage, lost doctors, increased premiums, and a broken website. And as this disastrous law continues to be implemented, the problems continue to get worse. The Obama Administration itself predicted premiums could rise by as much as 20%. And 800,000 Healthcare.gov customers received faulty tax information from the Department …

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10 Questions: Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ)

Communications • February 20, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, GOP.gov will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Martha McSally, who represents the 2nd Congressional District of Arizona. Rep. McSally serves on the House Committees on Homeland Security and Armed Services. Prior to serving …

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Health Care > Obamacare

Delays, Disappointment, and Defeat – This Week In Obamacare Headlines

Communications • February 20, 2015

Obamacare had a rough week — one of delays, disappointment, and defeat (but we’re not surprised). Here’s a round up of the President’s latest health care headlines: Delays. The small business Obamacare enrollment has never reached it’s full potential — but don’t hold your breath. “Obama Administration Delays Another Health Care Rule for Small Businesses,” The Washington Post …

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(Not) Making the Grades: The 2015 Economic Report of the President

Communications • February 19, 2015

Today, the Obama Administration released its report card — the annual Economic Report of the President.  President Obama used 2015’s report to push his economic agenda — including trade, business tax reform, and family economics. We give his report an “F.” The President continues to argue that more spending and more government regulation will help the middle class, and insists on blocking the spending …

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Points of View

Communications • February 18, 2015

Solutions are grown from the ground up — whether it’s affordable college, enhanced cybersecurity, or a strong economy — and House Republicans understand that. This week, Members wrote and spoke about the need for solutions that center around the people and places we represent, not Washington, D.C. Watch and read below! Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) “Rep. …

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Security > DHS funding

Executive Action Isn’t the Answer: What We’re Saying

Communications • February 17, 2015

Just after midnight Tuesday morning, President Obama’s executive action on immigration was struck down by a Federal Judge in Texas. Here’s what House Republicans are saying about the court’s decision: Pres. Obama said at least 22 times he didn’t have the authority to do what he did on #immigration. No surprise at least one court agrees. …

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Accountability > The Constitution | Valentine's Day

Dear Constitution: A Love Poem

Communications • February 14, 2015

Love is in the air, right? And we can’t help but think about the things we love the most. From our families, the people and places we represent, and the wonderful country we are honored to serve — we have a lot of Valentines. This year, we’re sending our love to a document we hold …

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This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • February 13, 2015

Another productive week in America’s New Congress. The House passed a number of bills to create jobs, create certainty for small businesses, and grow an Opportunity Economy. Here are 5 videos that summarize the work of the House this week: On Tuesday, the House reauthorized funding for NASA, providing Americans with unlimited opportunity and boundless possibility. …

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