2014: Looking Back

Communications • December 31, 2014

It’s been an exciting year for House Republicans. Advancing hundreds of pro-growth, commonsense bills  — passing 742 — and pursuing solutions that will put Americans back to work while lowering costs at home have kept us quite busy. But our work is far from over (in fact, we’re just getting started), but as we prepare to ring …

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Our Christmas Wishlist

Communications • December 23, 2014

We can’t help but get excited about the holiday season — so we’re making our list and checking it twice. Our wishlist is filled with solutions the American people have been asking for — solutions that will create jobs, strengthen our economy, ease the squeeze on every day items, and cut federal red tape. Here’s …

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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)

Communications • December 20, 2014

This week, Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) delivers the Republican Address. In his message, Rep. Kelly focuses on the importance of developing all forms of American energy for the sake of spurring job creation and robust economic growth. Transcript Good morning, I’m Mike Kelly, and I have the tremendous privilege of representing Pennsylvania’s Third Congressional District. …

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It’s been a long year

Communications • December 19, 2014

Life hasn’t been easy for a lot of Americans this year. The New York Times, Kaiser Family Foundation, and CBS News recently polled thousands of Americans who are unemployed. But instead of focusing only on those who meet the government’s official definition of unemployment, this survey looks at all adults who are not working — regardless of desire …

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Accountability > Budget

Five Priorities Funded

Communications • December 12, 2014

To understand someone’s priorities, you can take a look at their receipts. And the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill is a pretty good indicator of the American people’s priorities. The bill focuses on protecting jobs, cutting wasteful spending, and stabilizing national security. Most importantly, the FY 2015 bill slashes unnecessary spending – reducing overall …

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Opportunities > Jobs and the Economy

Putting People Above Politics

Communications • December 10, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference Republican Leadership Press Conference December 10, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Republican Policy Chair Luke Messer (R-IN) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Last week, in …

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Accountability > Health Care > Accountability | Gruber | Health Care | Oversight

Examining Obamacare Transparency Failures

Communications • December 9, 2014

Right now, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing: “Examining ObamaCare Transparency Failures.” One of the key witnesses is Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor who said famously that two keys to passing Obamacare were a “lack of transparency” and “the stupidity of the American voter.” Here’s a roundup of reactions from …

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Mourning for Millennials

Communications • December 9, 2014

Millennials have bills, never-ending student loans, and dismal job prospects. They have college degrees, responsibilities, and ambition to find work that makes them proud — yet why is this group of Americans struggling to find jobs? What separates Millennials from prior generations? Their crippling debt. Not being able to acquire decent paying jobs eliminates opportunity to pursue their goals — which for many …

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Health Care > Accountability > Accountability | Gruber | Health Care | Oversight

The Obamacare Deception – Were Democrats Complicit?

Rep. Mark Meadows • December 8, 2014

On Tuesday, two of the most influential players in the construction and implementation of Obamacare, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and Obamacare architect and MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, will testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the lack of transparency associated with the President’s healthcare law. By …

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Weekly Republican Address: The ABLE Act

Communications • December 6, 2014

Days after the House passed landmark legislation to help individuals with disabilities, three of its champions in the House teamed up to deliver this week’s Republican Address. Listen to the personal stories of House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) as well as Rep. Ander Crenshaw …

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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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