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Rep. McMorris Rodgers (R-WA): There are no unwanted children. Just unfound families.

Communications • May 27, 2016

For House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), National Foster Care Month is an opportunity to advocate for foster youth with cognitive, emotional, and physical disabilities, and to celebrate their potential. The Ubachs of Clarkston, Washington, are like many other families. They have family dinners. They celebrate birthdays, milestones, and holidays together. But unlike …

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Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ): 415,000 Reasons why Foster Care is Important

Communications • May 27, 2016

As we close out National Foster Care Month, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), one of the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, reflects on why foster youth should be on the hearts of every Member of Congress – and people across this country. “There are approximately 415,000 reasons why foster care must be an …

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Opportunities > Jobs

ICYMI: Chairman Chabot’s speech on empowering America’s entrepreneurs

Communications • February 22, 2016

House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) shared his vision for how tax and regulatory reforms can help small businesses and entrepreneurs in a major policy address at the National Press Club as part of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s State of Entrepreneurship Address. Catch key excerpts from his interview below and watch …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > Jobs

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Communications • February 11, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama took a trip down memory lane to the place where it all began in Springfield, Illinois. He gave an address to the Illinois General Assembly in the same place he touted a message of “hope” and “change” in 2008. Sadly, the American people have seen that message of “hope” translate into a …

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Jobs > Security

An Historic Opportunity

Rep. Devin Nunes • May 22, 2015

Congress is currently debating trade promotion authority, whose passage is a vital step in approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark free-trade agreement between the United States and eleven other nations. Further down the road we will finish negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free-trade agreement between the United States and …

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Jobs > innovation

McMorris Rodgers: Empowering American Innovators

Communications • May 19, 2015

“I’m reminded that the world’s greatest ideas begin with people. They begin with creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world.” Republican Leadership Press Conference May 19, 2015 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 Vice Chair Lynn …

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Answering the Small Business SOS

Rep. Steve Chabot • May 8, 2015

This is National Small Business Week, a great time to consider the role small businesses play in communities across America and their invaluable place at the center of the American economy. With small businesses accounting for more than half of our GDP and comprising over 99 percent of America’s employers, it’s clear the future of …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Accountability

This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • May 1, 2015

One of the most important constitutional duties of the House of Representatives is to allocate how federal agencies spend tax dollars — the process of “appropriations.” The House this week began this process at the earliest time in the calendar year since 1974. Watch what else happened in the House with these five videos: 1.  Rep. Trey Gowdy …

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Jobs > GDP

A Big GDP Disappointment

Communications • April 30, 2015

The first quarter of the year wrapped up March 31, and the final information on how America’s economy performed was released this week. Economists are calling it a “big disappointment.” U.S. Gross Domestic Product, one of the best ways to gauge economic performance, only grew 0.2% from January 1 to March 31. Compared with 2.2% growth last quarter, …

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Jobs > Budget

A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America

Rep. John Moolenaar • April 30, 2015

The 2016 federal budget resolution will set the guard rails for federal spending and is a step in the right direction for our country. For the first time in years, both chambers of Congress will adopt a resolution for a balanced budget. Families across my home state of Michigan tighten their belts when there is …

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100 Days: Empowering All Americans

Communications • April 22, 2015

“In the first 100 days, the new Republican Majority has empowered the individual. We’ve put people above politics. And we’ve worked together to get things done. This is why we’re here.” Republican Leadership Press Conference April 22, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy …

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Accountability > Jobs > Accountability | IRS | Jobs and the Economy | Oversight

This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • April 17, 2015

This week, while families around the country filed their taxes, House Republicans were hard at work, passing bills to stop IRS abuse, protect American taxpayers, and empower family-businesses. It’s Tax Week, in 5 videos: 1. On Wednesday, the House unanimously passed seven bills, including the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, aimed at  protecting hardworking Americans from IRS abuse. …

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