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Policy Feature Issue: Automatic Enrollment in Obamacare

Policy • July 16, 2013

Policy Feature Issue: Automatic Enrollment in Obamacare As the full implementation date of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare, draws near, problems continue to be identified – particularly those requirements that hurt employment and stall job and wage growth.  One requirement that has gone unnoticed is the employer automatic …

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How ‘Wonderful’ is ObamaCare?

Communications • July 15, 2013

Yesterday on NBC’s Meet the Press, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) proclaimed, “ObamaCare has been wonderful for America.” Let’s take a look at some of the headlines from the past week that highlight just how ‘wonderful’ it has been. Investor’s Business Daily – ObamaCare Mandate Delay: Employers Keep Job Cuts “For many workers, the …

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A ‘Merely Symbolic’ ‘Non-Solution’ ‘to Almost Certainly Fail’

Communications • July 10, 2013

Later today, the Senate will vote on a procedural measure to allow a vote on a short-term ‘fix’ to the student loan interest rate hikes that happened on July 1st. After two other vote failures in the Democratic-controlled Senate, this vote is expected to fair no better, leaving our country’s students’ futures in jeopardy. What …

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Policy Feature Issue: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization

Policy • July 10, 2013

The original Elementary and Secondary Education Act was enacted and signed into law in 1965.  Originally authorized through 1970, the ESEA had been routinely authorized from 1965 until the early 2000s.  The most recent authorization came in 2002, when Congress reauthorized ESEA through the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).  ESEA provides federal …

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Policy Feature Issue: EPA Regulations under President Obama

Policy • July 9, 2013

Policy Feature Issue: EPA Regulations under President Obama  Since 2009, the Obama Administration has proposed or finalized thousands of pages of costly regulations, including many that impact the energy sector.[1]  In some cases, the regulations impose costs of more than $1 billion each.[2]  Collectively, their combined impact on energy costs and on the overall U.S. …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • July 9, 2013

The president’s health care law is raising costs and destroying jobs, and now the administration has admitted the law is unworkable by delaying the implementation of key provisions. House Republicans demand to know why the White House is only delaying the employer mandate while still allowing the individual mandate to take effect. 

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Policy Feature Issue: June Jobs Report

Policy • July 8, 2013

Policy Feature Issue: June Jobs Report On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its June monthly jobs report.  Though nonfarm payroll employment increased by 195,000 in June, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6%.[1]  The June jobs report suggests that although overall employment is increasing, the economic recovery remains tepid and lacks serious …

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Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • July 6, 2013

In this week’s address, House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) wishes all a Happy Independence Day. It’s been almost a week since Senate Democrats and President Obama let some federal student loan interest rates double. House Republicans passed a long-term fix to these rates, only to have Washington Democrats delay and make students …

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Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • July 5, 2013

House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, July 6. Here’s a sneak peek of Rep. Jenkins delivering the address, in which she’ll urge Senate Democrats to pass bipartisan student loan reform. You can watch the address here tomorrow.

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What They Are Saying About the Employer Mandate Delay

Communications • July 3, 2013

Last night, the White House announced that it would delay the employer health mandate of the Affordable Care Act, which requires businesses with 50 employees or more to provide health insurance or pay a fine of $2,000 per employee. This announcement is proof the President’s health care law is unworkable. What is everyone else saying …

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In The News

Getting More Americans Back to Work

September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2, the American Energy …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

September 17, 2014

“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on …

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A Victory for America’s Working Families

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed S. 1086, the Child Care …

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

September 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, …

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