Accountability > Oversight

Policy Feature Issue: State of the Union – The President’s Constitutional Duty to Enforce Existing Laws

Policy • January 29, 2014

The Constitution clearly establishes the role of Congress to write our nation’s laws.  In turn, the President’s responsibility, according to Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, is “to take care that the laws be faithfully executed.”  However, the Obama Administration has repeatedly failed to enforce Acts of Congress due to policy disagreements with enacted …

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Health Care > Health Care

Policy Feature Issue: State of the Union – America Can’t Afford Another Year of Obamacare

Policy • January 28, 2014

As the President attempts to restore his credibility, Americans cannot forget the past year of broken promises, website failures, fewer doctors, and higher premiums – particularly for our nation’s youth. America can expect more of the same in 2014. Website Failures The cancellations came on top of the Administration’s refusal to heed the warning signs …

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Policy Feature Issue: State of the Union – The Country Cannot Afford Another “Year of Action,” The President’s Failed Economy

Policy • January 27, 2014

The President promises us a “Year of Action.”  But, the nation has had four plus years of government action, including an $800 billion stimulus package, Obamacare, Dodd-Frank, an EPA regulatory agenda that is putting industries out of business, and record trillion-plus dollar deficits. But, what has that meant for Americans?  The nation is in the …

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Policy Feature Issue: State of the Union – The President’s “Year of Action,” The Economic Impact of Minimum Wage Increases

Policy • January 27, 2014

As the economy continues to struggle to create jobs and improve economic opportunity, the Administration continues to push an increase in the federal minimum wage.  Legislation has been introduced in both the House and the Senate to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour.[1]  Yet, what these proponents fail to talk …

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Policy Feature Issue: December Jobs Report

Policy • January 14, 2014

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its December monthly jobs report.  Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 74,000, and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.7 percent.[1]  However, Labor Force Participation once again dropped to its lowest levels since the Carter Administration (in 1978), as 347,000 Americans dropped out of the workforce.  As was …

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Policy Feature Issue: Read Out from the Natural Resources Committee Hearing on the Administration’s War on Coal

Policy • January 10, 2014

“Obama Administration’s War on Coal: The Recent Report by the Office of the Inspector General” House Natural Resources Committee Witness: Robert A. Knox, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations January 9, 2014 The Office of Inspector General recently released a report on the Obama Administration’s rewrite of a coal production regulation, the 2008 Stream Buffer Zone …

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Policy Committee Feature Issue of the Week: Trade

Policy • January 9, 2014

The United States has Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in place with 20 countries.[1]  International Trade has been estimated to support more than 38 million American jobs and account for more than 30 percent of total U.S. GDP.[2]    The United States’ use of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) has been important in securing these agreements, expediting the …

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Health Care > Health Care

Is This the New Normal?

Communications • December 13, 2013

The past few weeks have been tough for the President’s poll numbers. We continue to see new lows for Obama mainly driven by his health care law. Americans all across the country continue to disapprove of Obamacare which begs the question: Is this the new normal for the President?     “A new NBC News/Wall Street …

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Health Care > Health Care

Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • December 11, 2013

As the holiday season gets into full swing, what the American people are hoping for most of all is certainty. Millions of Americans have had their health insurance canceled.  People all across the country are being forced to pay higher premiums, and are losing access to their doctors. It’s time for real solutions.

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Health Care > Health Care

Obamacare’s Harmful Impact

Communications • December 11, 2013

Obamacare continues to harm Americans all across this country. Below are just a few stories that have been submitted to www.gop.gov/yourstory highlighting the harmful impact of this unworkable law. Bruce Wright Thornton, CO -Wife’s company’s coverage is now increasing in cost, lowering in quality, their overall healthcare costs will increase as a result Francisco Alvarado …

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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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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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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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