House Republicans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)
Communications • September 16, 2013
House Republicans celebrate the rich history, culture and contributions of Hispanics during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month.
Policy Feature Issue: Global Intellectual Property Theft
June 4, 2013
Policy Feature Issue: Global Intellectual Property Theft The current state of the global economy is tenuous. Global economic growth in industrially developed countries is stagnant, with high unemployment pervasive particularly among youth. Global intellectual property theft is fast becoming a silent destroyer of economic growth and a barrier to job creation, including here in the ...
McMorris Rodgers: For College Graduates, Opportunity Starts with that First Job
June 10, 2014
“Many graduates, like I was, are the first in their family to graduate from college – eager to get that first job, begin their careers, and pay off their student loans. But one thing stands in their way: a stagnant job market.” Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a ...
Why we should still be concerned about the economy … in one GIF
July 8, 2014
In President Obama’s economy, “good” news is usually just an indication of bad news. On the one hand, the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent last month. Good news on the surface level. But on the other hand, June marked the 49th month in the last 50 that more jobseekers gave up looking for work than found a ...
Policy Feature Issue: May Jobs Report Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its May monthly jobs report. Though nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in May, the unemployment rate slightly increased from 7.5% in April to 7.6% in May. While an overall increase in employment is a good sign, the May jobs ...