How are Americans feeling?

Communications • August 7, 2014

Two words: Fed up. NBC News and Wall Street Journal debuted the findings of their nation-wide poll, and the results showed a lot of very frustrated Americans. – Six out of 10 are dissatisfied with the state of the economy – More than 70% believe America is headed in the wrong direction – Nearly 80% are “down on …

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Empowerment > Jobs > Opportunity

You can’t legislate more hours in the day – but here’s something we can do

Communications • August 7, 2014

Sometimes 24 hours isn’t enough. For working families across America, balancing work and home and children and bills and life – is a lot. But this week, House Republicans presented a package of bills  that will make life easier for a lot of people. Increasing flexibility in the workplace: Unfortunately, there’s no way to add hours to the clock. And, …

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VIDEO: #StuckInTheSenate

Communications • August 6, 2014

347 House-passed bills are stuck in the United States Senate. Dozens of these bills would create good-paying jobs to create a healthy economy. Yet Senator Harry Reid refuses to bring them up for a vote. Do-nothing Congress? More like a Do-nothing Senate.

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Health Care > Health Care

If you like your health care plan…

Communications • August 5, 2014

…it’ll cost you.

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5 things (still) on our summer wish list

Communications • August 4, 2014

House Republicans have passed more than 40 jobs bills that are now stuck in the Senate. Since it’s apparent we can’t get them all through a stubborn Democratic-controlled Senate, we have a shorter, more realistic wish list for Senator Reid that will help hardworking Americans. 1.  The Northern Route Approval Act This bill approves the construction of the …

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Another month… another jobs report

Communications • August 1, 2014

And again, we’re not seeing the numbers America needs to succeed. The Department of Labor reported an unemployment rate of 6.2% (up from last month’s 6.1%) and 9.7 million unemployed Americans (an increase of 200,000). But in actuality, it’s much worse. If you factor in the Americans who have stopped searching for work (2.2 million) and those …

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Immediate Steps the President Could Take to Start Solving the Border Crisis

Communications • July 31, 2014

Courtesy of the House Judiciary Committee President Obama’s policies have caused the crisis at our southern border and he has tools at his disposal to fix it.  Here are several steps the President can take now to stop the surge at the border. Send the strong, public message that those who enter illegally will be …

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Opportunities > Education | Young People

The concerns of students are the concerns of all Americans

Communications • July 31, 2014

Tuition costs are skyrocketing at a rate that outpaces the price of housing, food, and even medical expenses. Since 2004, the price of public four-year colleges and universities has increased by 42%. Since 2009, college students are paying 25% more – and in some states, like California, Florida, and Washington, they’re paying over 50% more. And …

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Opportunities > Jobs > #StuckInTheSenate | Jobs and the Economy

One thing I learned at my first job

Rep Keith Rothfus • July 29, 2014

What was your first job? Some of my first jobs as a teenager were delivering newspapers, bagging groceries, and flipping hamburgers at McDonalds. My route as a 13-year-old newspaper delivery boy included 30 homes on weekdays and 75 homes on weekends. I still remember biking on muggy summer mornings and trudging through blizzard-like conditions to make …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference: “Let’s get to work”

Communications • July 29, 2014

“This is what it looks like to solve the problems facing Americans. And you know what – this is just the beginning.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference July 29, 2014 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 …

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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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McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver In Our Fight to Put Patients First

June 25, 2015

“We will not waver in our effort to empower people – not government – with more choices, greater flexibility, and better health care coverage. “ …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Protect Americans from EPA Overreach

June 24, 2015

“With a several billion-dollar price tag attached, states should not be automatically forced to comply with the regulatory whims of unelected bureaucrats.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

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McMorris Rodgers: TPA Keeps Trade Negotiations Transparent

June 19, 2015

“I voted to assert Congress’s authority when negotiating America’s trade agreements and to ensure that your representatives have a seat at the table.” WASHINGTON, D.C. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Helping Health Care Innovation Thrive

June 19, 2015

“This repeal will empower American entrepreneurs to pursue 21st century health care solutions that will change lives around the world.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. …

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