Putting The Failed COOL Experiment Behind Us

Rep. Michael Conaway • June 10, 2015

Last month, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against the U.S. for the fourth and final time in an ongoing dispute between the United States, Canada, and Mexico regarding the U.S. country of origin labeling (COOL) program. Since then, Canada and Mexico – our two largest trading partners – have announced they will seek well …

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Security > appropriations | Trade | Veterans

It’s Not a Waste of Time

Communications • June 10, 2015

“It’s not a waste of time to the men and women in uniform; it’s not a waste of time for those who serve; and it’s not a waste of time for those who say goodbye to their families to defend America.” Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) …

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Accountability > regulations

5 Things That Are Not COOL, Bro

Communications • June 10, 2015

Last month, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body ruled against the United States’ Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for meat for the fourth and final time. COOL is really not cool because it has caused the U.S. to be non-compliant with our international trade obligations. If it’s not repealed we will have to …

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Reality Check: Obamacare Edition

Communications • June 9, 2015

For too many Americans, Obamacare has resulted in skyrocketing rates, cancelled insurance plans, and confusing new regulations. The President’s out-of-touch actions ignore the reality that Obamacare makes life harder for families all across this country. Recent headlines paint a much clearer picture: PRESIDENT OBAMA: “…we haven’t had a lot of conversation about the horrors of …

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10 Questions: Rep. Cresent Hardy (R-NV)

Communications • June 5, 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. Cresent Hardy, who represents the 4th Congressional District of Nevada. Rep. Hardy was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves …

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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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Accountability > appropriations | Small Business | Veterans

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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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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