Health Care > Empowerment > Health Care | Opportunity

Embracing 21st Century Cures

Congresswoman Susan Brooks • September 4, 2014

Congresswoman Susan Brooks represents Indiana’s 5th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. She serves on the House Committees on Education & Workforce, Homeland Security, and Ethics. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease. Every 17 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. In my home state of Indiana, …

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#100Biz100Days: Connecting With the American Worker

Communications • September 3, 2014

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick serves Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. He serves as the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Each summer, I visit 100 businesses in 100 days across my district in Pennsylvania to get a firsthand look at our local economy. Meeting with the workers and …

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Health Care > Families | Health Care | Regulation

Three strikes and you’re out, Obamacare.

Communications • September 2, 2014

While the numerous Obamacare computer glitches, complicated applications, and security breaches have been significant setbacks to Americans, what Obamacare is doing to the economy is more than annoying – it’s downright detrimental. In a Forbes’ article over the Labor Day weekend, health care expert Avik Roy outlined three big reasons the economy is still weak, six years after the …

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Opportunities > Education | Opportunity

Making college more affordable for everyone

Rep Peter Roskam • September 2, 2014

Rep. Peter Roskam represents Illinois’ 6th Congressional District and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee. Below is an excerpt from an op-ed he published today at mySuburbanLife.com. Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country. For those parents who recently loaded up the car and dropped their kids off at college, …

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Weekly Republican Address: Solutions to Bring Jobs Home For America’s Workers

Communications • August 30, 2014

In this week’s Republican address, Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) honors Labor Day with a tribute to America’s workers and an update on our efforts to address the challenges they’re facing. “Our solutions will address the sluggish job market and grow our economy over the long run,” he says, noting that “more than 40 good jobs …

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Security > Foreign Policy

“We don’t have a strategy”

Communications • August 29, 2014

If you’ve spent more than five minutes on the internet today, you’ve probably heard the quote. “We don’t have a strategy yet.” Yesterday, our Commander-in-Chief, admitted what Americans have believed since the Islamic terrorist group ISIS came into power. Our nation is leading from behind and without a plan. Here’s what some House Republicans thought of the …

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Accountability > Accountability

U.S. Senate needs to get to work

Rep. Paul Cook • August 28, 2014

Rep. Paul Cook represents California’s 8th Congressional District, first elected in November 2012. He serves on the House Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, and Veterans’ Affairs committees. Today he submitted the following op-ed to the San Bernadino County Sun. Recent polling has made one thing clear: Americans are unhappy with Congress. I work there myself, and I have to …

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Health Care > Health Care

Hundreds of thousands at risk of losing health insurance due to website glitches

Communications • August 28, 2014

Remember the Healthcare.gov “glitches”? The glitches even John Stewart mocked? Healthcare.gov’s problems are back with a vengeance and could lead to hundreds of thousands of Americans losing their health insurance. From CNN this morning: Over 300,000 people received letters last week saying their personal information must be verified by next Friday, September 5th, or their health insurance would be …

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Growing economic concerns? House Republicans understand

Communications • August 27, 2014

A new economic survey by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation revealed that concern for the economy is growing – and Americans are looking at their leaders to solve the problem. Eighty-three percent of survey respondents agreed that the national debt is an issue that President Obama and Congress should be spending more time addressing, and 64% say …

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Health Care > Accountability | Health Care

This week in Obamacare failures

Communications • August 22, 2014

Surprise, surprise. In this week’s roundup of Obamacare headlines, you’ll see a security breach, hidden enrollment data, more deleted emails, and higher health care costs that reduce work hours. Unfortunately, it’s business as usual for the this new health care law. Rising Costs Reducing Work Hours The burdensome regulations and rising health care costs of Obamacare are affecting school …

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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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