Imagining the Congress of the Future

Communications • June 5, 2015

“In this new Congress, what excites me most is how we can use technology to make government leaner, more transparent, and more accountable to Americans.” Personal Democracy Forum, New York City, June 5, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today delivered remarks at the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) conference. She …

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Points of View

Communications • June 3, 2015

Every day, House Republicans work with you in mind – making job creation and a stronger economy our #1 priority. This week, we addressed opportunities for growth like trade promotion authority and transportation infrastructure projects – and detrimental programs like the EPA’s new water regulations. Read below for our ideas and opinions! House Ways and …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • June 2, 2015

“The American people deserve an efficient and accountable government, and this is Congress’s opportunity to assert oversight on the administration’s runaway spending.” Republican Leadership Press Conference June 2, 2015 Participants: Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as …

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Security

Protecting ALL Foster Children

Rep. Kevin Cramer • June 1, 2015

A home should be a safe place where children are loved and nurtured.  Sadly, for some, their environment becomes so unsafe they require foster care placement.  For most of America, there exists a uniform set of rules to ensure a clean background for those living in each foster home.  This is not the case on …

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10 Questions: Rep. David Young (R-IA)

Communications • May 29, 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. David Young who represents the 3rd Congressional District of Iowa. Rep. Young was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves on the …

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Points of View

Communications • May 28, 2015

  House Republicans recognize their responsibility of being your voice in Washington, D.C. This week, we reflected on Memorial Day by addressing the pressing, yet unmet needs of our veterans – and what we’re doing to acquire the care our heroes need and deserve. We also recognized the evolving threat of ISIS and how we …

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10 Questions: Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL)

Communications • May 27, 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. Carlos Curbelo, who represents the 26th Congressional District of Florida. Rep. Curbelo was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves on three …

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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX)

Communications • May 23, 2015

Delivering the Weekly Republican Address is Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Ahead of Memorial Day, Chairman Thornberry calls on President Obama to honor our troops by backing the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House passed last week. To all who serve or have served, and to their families, Happy Memorial …

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Innovation in the HOUSE

Communications • May 22, 2015

America is a land of innovators — people who pioneer new technologies, discover new treatments, and launch new startups. And this week, House Republicans turned our focus to them. We passed nine bills that will empower our most creative to pursue their passion — and unleash opportunities that ensures America remains competitive both at home and abroad. …

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Jobs > Security

An Historic Opportunity

Rep. Devin Nunes • May 22, 2015

Congress is currently debating trade promotion authority, whose passage is a vital step in approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark free-trade agreement between the United States and eleven other nations. Further down the road we will finish negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free-trade agreement between the United States and …

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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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