Real 21st-Century Reforms

Communications • June 16, 2015

“This week we’re paving the way toward patient-centered health care reforms – reforms that put people – not Washington, D.C. bureaucrats – in the drivers’ seats of their health care decisions.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference June 16, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority …

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10 Questions: Rep. Dave Trott (R-MI)

Communications • June 12, 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. Dave Trott, who represents the eleventh district of Michigan.  In the 114th Congress, Dave sits on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs …

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TODAY = TPA

Communications • June 12, 2015

Washington, D.C. is alphabet city. You’ve got the EPA and the IRS, and the FCC and the HHS. It’s enough acronyms to make your head spin! But to understand what’s happening today, you only need to know two: TPA and TPP. They sound similar, but they’re very different. TPA, or trade promotion authority, is an agreement that …

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Power of the Purse = Power to our Priorities

Communications • June 11, 2015

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year, folks: Appropriations Season, when Congress asserts its power of the purse and addresses priorities for funding. The House Republicans have a 21st Century approach to this process, eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and inefficiencies across the board. We’ve already passed several bills that keep our economy moving and our communities safe. …

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Points of View

Communications • June 11, 2015

House Republicans are here to ensure that every hard-working American can prosper. That means an America uninhibited by burdensome regulations or limits on trade and a place where economic opportunity can flourish. This week, we addressed the benefits of TPA – how it enhances congressional authority on future trade negotiations, creates good-paying American jobs, and …

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Putting The Failed COOL Experiment Behind Us

Rep. Michael Conaway • June 10, 2015

Last month, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against the U.S. for the fourth and final time in an ongoing dispute between the United States, Canada, and Mexico regarding the U.S. country of origin labeling (COOL) program. Since then, Canada and Mexico – our two largest trading partners – have announced they will seek well …

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Security > appropriations | Trade | Veterans

It’s Not a Waste of Time

Communications • June 10, 2015

“It’s not a waste of time to the men and women in uniform; it’s not a waste of time for those who serve; and it’s not a waste of time for those who say goodbye to their families to defend America.” Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) …

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Accountability > regulations

5 Things That Are Not COOL, Bro

Communications • June 10, 2015

Last month, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body ruled against the United States’ Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for meat for the fourth and final time. COOL is really not cool because it has caused the U.S. to be non-compliant with our international trade obligations. If it’s not repealed we will have to …

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Reality Check: Obamacare Edition

Communications • June 9, 2015

For too many Americans, Obamacare has resulted in skyrocketing rates, cancelled insurance plans, and confusing new regulations. The President’s out-of-touch actions ignore the reality that Obamacare makes life harder for families all across this country. Recent headlines paint a much clearer picture: PRESIDENT OBAMA: “…we haven’t had a lot of conversation about the horrors of …

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10 Questions: Rep. Cresent Hardy (R-NV)

Communications • June 5, 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. Cresent Hardy, who represents the 4th Congressional District of Nevada. Rep. Hardy was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves …

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In The News

Reformando el Departamento de Veteranos – HR. 1994

July 29, 2015

Rueda de Prensa de la Conferencia Republicana La votación de esta semana, ‘VA Accountability Act’, busca reformar el Departamento de Veteranos y responsabiliza a funcionarios …

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McMorris Rodgers: Clean House at the VA, then the Real Work Begins

July 29, 2015

“Our goal is to take away every excuse that may prevent the VA from becoming more effective, efficient, and accountable. But it’s only the beginning …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Upcoming Vote on VA Accountability

July 16, 2015

“Until the VA starts serving veterans first and themselves second, our vision to establish a 21st Century VA that can deliver the best care in …

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McMorris Rodgers on Planned Parenthood Video Admissions: “Disturbing” and “Illegal”

July 15, 2015

“The practices described are not only disturbing—they’re illegal.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after video footage …

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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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