This week's Conference One-Minute of the Week come from Rep. Steve Danes of Montana, who emphasized the importance of Senate action on the Keystone XL Pipeline. "The American people deserve real jobs," Rep. Daines said. "The House has acted, it's time for the Senate to do the same."
Americans desire a better life and more opportunity. Inspired by the people they met in their district, House Republicans return to Washington, ready to make the goal of opportunity a reality.
The next few weeks, House Republicans will be introducing bills to support Veterans, Charter Schools, and job creation. House Republicans' solutions expand opportunities for hardworking Americans to help them secure good-paying jobs and take home more of their paychecks.
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, April 12. Chair McMorris Rodgers discusses how Republicans' long-term plan for jobs and economic growth will help build an America that works.
"For women across America, it's not just about equal pay. It's about achieving a better life," Chair McMorris Rodgers said. "Republicans are acting on solutions to make that happen -- solutions that will empower women and eliminate barriers they face to better jobs, better paychecks, and better lives."
Americans are looking for an end to our debt and budget crisis. On this "Equal Pay Day," House Republicans remain committed to equal pay for equal work. To combat a rising unemployment rate and increasing debt, budget reform must occur.
House Republicans present a real solution by focusing on equal pay and economic freedom for all.
2.6 million workers are at risk of having their hours reduced because of Obamacare's 30-hour rule. 63% of those most at risk to be impacted are women. Watch House Republican Women talk about the importance of restoring the 40-hour work week to help middle-class Americans have the hours and wages they need to make ends meet.
This week's Conference One-Minute of the Week comes from Rep. Jason Smith of Missouri, who highlighted the need to pass the Save American Workers Act to restore the 40-hour work week and restore wages because of Obamacare.