10 Questions: Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA)

Communications • February 6, 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. Ralph Abraham, who represents Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. Rep. Abraham is serving his first term in the House of Representatives Prior to serving in Congress, Abraham was …

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Small Business, Regulations, and Super Bowl 49

Small Business Committee • February 5, 2015

Whether you’re a Seahawk still soured by the near victory, a Patriot glowing in the aftermath of the big win, or a loyalist to some other team scheming about next season, there is one thing football fans of all stripes should cheer for – our small businesses. Like the Brady-Belichick relationship, American families and small …

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Accountability > Budget | Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

Points of View

Communications • February 4, 2015

This week, we’re talking budget, budget, budget — the President’s proposals and House Republican plans to grow an Opportunity Economy. Members also addressed issues close to their heart, like police-community relations and their experience in the 114th Congress thus far. Watch and read below! House Committee on the Budget Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) “Price Discusses …

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Communications • February 4, 2015

29 days. 11 veto threats. That’s quite a start for a White House which says, “We’d love to work with Republicans.” Despite issuing just two vetoes in his first six years of office, President Obama has suddenly led the party of”No” in Washington, D.C. We hope he’ll change his mind. Contrary to the President’s unequivocal commitment to …

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Shining a Light on the Regulatory Process

Rep. Virginia Foxx • February 4, 2015

Each year Washington imposes thousands of pages of rules and regulations on America’s local governments and small businesses. Hidden in those rules are costly mandates that stretch state and city budgets and make it harder for employers to hire. In 1995, members from both parties got behind, and President Bill Clinton signed, the Unfunded Mandates …

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Accountability > Accountability | Budget

What You Need To Know About President Obama’s Budget

Communications • February 3, 2015

This week, the President unveiled his $4 trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2016. But President Obama’s budget is much more than just a laundry list of policy priorities: it articulates his vision for expanding the size and scope of the federal government. Just before he sent his budget to Congress, the President touted it as “practical, …

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Empowerment > Opportunities > Accountability | Jobs and the Economy

Growing An Opportunity Economy

Communications • February 3, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference February 3, 2015 “We are growing an Opportunity Economy, not Washington, D.C.’s economy. We are here to empower people, not government.” 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 Secretary Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) Chair …

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Republican Weekly Address – Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Communications • January 31, 2015

This week, Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, delivers the Weekly Republican Address. Jenkins discusses common-sense solutions to lower costs and expand opportunity for middle-class families, including a plan she introduced this week to protect college savings.

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Super Bowl Sunday? Bets Are On.

Communications • January 30, 2015

This weekend, the Seattle Seahawks face the New England Patriots in the biggest football game of the year. And this weekend, House Members representing the state of Washington and Massachusetts are putting their states’ stake on the line — in a classic Super Bowl bet. From the Washington delegation:  Suzan DelBene (WA-01): Chateau St. Michelle wine Rick …

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Points Of View

Communications • January 28, 2015

What was in the news this week? Tax reform, creating economic opportunity, and supporting a stronger infrastructure. And no week would be complete without a new round of Obamacare failures. Scroll below for member TV hits and op-ed quotes. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) “Noem Discusses Tax, Trade, Saving For College And More” Fox Business News “Opening Bell” “We really …

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In The News


McMorris Rodgers: Strengthening Passenger Rail

March 4, 2015

“These commonsense reforms, including a more transparent accounting process for Amtrak, ensure taxpayer dollars are being used wisely and responsibly.“ WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican …

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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Beside Israel With Unwavering Resolve

March 3, 2015

“It is a time to meet the evils of terrorism with the strength of democracy. And it is a time for Americans to continue to …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making Equal Opportunities in Education a Reality

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 529 to …

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McMorris Rodgers: Investing in America’s Future Leaders

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1020, the STEM Education …

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Obama Says No

McMorris Rodgers: The President Has Said ‘No’ to the American People

February 24, 2015

“American families have asked for solutions – and while we found a ‘yes,’ the President has just said ‘no.” WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference …

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