10 Questions: Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

Communications • January 9, 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. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who represents Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. She serves on the House Committees on Appropriations and Small Business. In the summer …

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Time To Build

Rep. Kevin Cramer • January 9, 2015

It’s been over six years, or 2,303 days, since the application to construct the Keystone XL pipeline was submitted for a presidential permit. In the time elapsed, this project has become the most studied pipeline in human history, with more than 22,000 pages of environmental review completed. Yet with the U.S. House set to vote …

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Health Care > Jobs

Full Time = 40 Hours

Rep. Todd Young • January 8, 2015

Of all of the unintended consequences of Obamacare—and there are plenty to go around—perhaps the most egregious is the number of people who are losing hours at work.  Working fewer hours, of course, means making bringing home a smaller paycheck, and the hourly employees most affected tend to need that money the most.  Somewhat ironically, …

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Points of View

Communications • January 7, 2015

This week House Republicans took to the pages of papers across the country, writing about law enforcement interaction, tax reform, and the future of the 114th Congress. Read below for highlights from our Weekly Member Op-Ed Roundup. Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) “Stop Bashing The Police And Let’s Have A Constructive Dialogue” Patriot News “Police work is inherently dangerous. …

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New Year, New Congress

Communications • January 7, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference January 7, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today …

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Another Shot at Hiring More Heroes

Rep. Rodney Davis • January 6, 2015

As we begin a new year and a new Congress, we have an opportunity to put an end to the gridlock in Washington and work together to grow our economy and put our nation on solid footing for a greater future.  We will start by building on the work already done in the House – …

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New Day, New Congress

Communications • January 6, 2015

Today marks the first day of the 114th United States Congress — what we’re proud to call “America’s New Congress.” The first day is filled with historic occasions, like the nomination and vote for Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Ceremonial Swearing in of all Members — and most important, the introduction of bills that …

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The @HouseGOP Makes Its #Instagram Debut

Communications • January 6, 2015

The House Republican Conference has joined Instagram! Follow @HouseGOP on Instagram for behind-the-scenes photos, Member features, and short videos. Members can tag us in their own photos too, for an opportunity to be “re-grammed.” As America’s New Congress, Instagram provides an innovative way for us to share moments with the people we represent. Here are …

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Opportunities

ICYMI: ABLE Act on CNN

Communications • January 6, 2015

The year 2014 ended on a markedly high note, especially for millions of Americans with disabilities and their families – the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) became the law of the land. This bipartisan law will allow individuals with disabilities to use tax-free savings accounts to save for college, retirement, and other expenses. House Republican Conference …

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Health Care > Obamacare

“America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System”

Communications • January 5, 2015

Today lawyer and media entrepreneur Steven Brill released his newest book, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System (Random House). The book is an insider’s look into the making of Obamacare – the President’s failed health care law. This morning, Mike Allen revealed a few key passages in Politico’s …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers: Fighting For a Future That Empowers You, Not Washington

January 22, 2015

“We believe in an open, organic, bottom-up vision for the future. A future that empowers you – not Washington – with more jobs, better wages, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time …

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life

McMorris Rodgers: Standing Up for Life

January 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer …

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Rep. Curbelo to Deliver Republican Spanish-Language Address

January 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) will deliver the Spanish-Language Republican Address to the Nation …

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bottom up

McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris …

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