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McMorris Rodgers: Stepping Stones to Succeed

Communications • July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, which increases awareness for students and families participating in the federal loan program. “As someone who is still paying off student loans, I know firsthand how important it is …

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Opportunities > Education | Opportunity

McMorris Rodgers: New Opportunities for Students Everywhere

Communications • July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3136, the bipartisan Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2014, sponsored by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), which encourages innovation and flexibility in higher education and of H.R. 4983, the Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act, sponsored by Secretary …

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Jobs > Empowerment > Jobs and the Economy

McMorris Rodgers: Solutions for a better life

Communications • July 23, 2014

  Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “I want to tell you about some of the people I’ve met with back home in Eastern Washington: our neighbors in Spokane, struggling to find good-paying jobs; the husband who now works just part time; the Gonzaga student who dropped out of college because she cannot …

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Health Care > Health Care

McMorris Rodgers: It is Time to Start Over on Health Care

Communications • July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ 2-1 decision in Halbig v. Burwell. “Today the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled against a law that continues to hurt the American people.  In its striking rebuke against the legality of subsidies provided …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

McMorris Rodgers: Helping Those Who Help Others

Communications • July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4719, the bipartisan America Gives More Act of 2014, which combines five separate bills that increase charitable giving and make permanent several important tax provisions. “Americans have always been the most charitable people in the …

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Accountability > Accountability | Budget

McMorris Rodgers: American Families Deserve an Accountable Government

Communications • July 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the House passage today of of H.R. 5016, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015, sponsored by Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL). “We are working every day in the House to create better opportunities for American families, and this common-sense bill prioritizes programs and services that …

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McMorris Rodgers: A Lasting Infrastructure Network for American Families

Communications • July 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the House passage today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 sponsored by Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI). “While I am glad the House was able to pass a transportation package that keeps important road and bridge projects going in the short term …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Jobs and the Economy

Our solutions are simple: they empower people

Communications • July 15, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference “Our American Solutions are simple: they empower people with more jobs and greater opportunity. Period.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 15, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Steve …

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Security > Foreign Policy

McMorris Rodgers: We Stand Beside Israel

Communications • July 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today applauding the House passage of H. Res 657, which calls on Hamas to immediately cease its rocket attacks against Israel. “It is with full and unwavering support that I stand beside our true friend and ally in the Middle East, …

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Americans are stuck – but it doesn’t have to be that way

Communications • July 9, 2014

“No matter the person or the profession, the background or the age, the concerns were all the same: people don’t have the opportunities to get ahead.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 9, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference …

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