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Live Long and Prosper – Unless You’re a Small Business

Small Business Committee • March 3, 2015

The famous words of the late Leonard Nimoy’s space adventurer Spock speak to the goals – but not necessarily the reality – of today’s small businesses. We all want small businesses to live long and prosper – that means jobs. It means vibrant communities. It means the ladder of opportunity is within reach for more Americans. …

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#ObamaSaysNo

Communications • February 26, 2015

During his first six years in office, President Obama vetoed a total of two bills that  reached his desk. But his veto today of the job-creating Keystone XL Pipeline project is a discouraging sign that things are about to change. By saying no to Keystone, the New York Times reports, “Mr. Obama will be opening the …

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

Communications • 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 Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after President Obama vetoed the bipartisan legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. “Time and time again, we have said …

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Mr. President, It’s Yours

Communications • February 24, 2015

In the words of the one and only Stevie Wonder, Keystone XL has been “sign, sealed, delivered” to the White House. President Obama will now have 10 days in which to reconsider his threat to veto the bill. Some quick background on the project: The application to build the Keystone XL pipeline was first submitted on September 19, …

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(Not) Making the Grades: The 2015 Economic Report of the President

Communications • February 19, 2015

Today, the Obama Administration released its report card — the annual Economic Report of the President.  President Obama used 2015’s report to push his economic agenda — including trade, business tax reform, and family economics. We give his report an “F.” The President continues to argue that more spending and more government regulation will help the middle class, and insists on blocking the spending …

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Points of View

Communications • February 18, 2015

Solutions are grown from the ground up — whether it’s affordable college, enhanced cybersecurity, or a strong economy — and House Republicans understand that. This week, Members wrote and spoke about the need for solutions that center around the people and places we represent, not Washington, D.C. Watch and read below! Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) “Rep. …

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This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • February 13, 2015

Another productive week in America’s New Congress. The House passed a number of bills to create jobs, create certainty for small businesses, and grow an Opportunity Economy. Here are 5 videos that summarize the work of the House this week: On Tuesday, the House reauthorized funding for NASA, providing Americans with unlimited opportunity and boundless possibility. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Growing America’s Economy, Not Washington D.C.’s

Communications • February 13, 2015

“As part of America’s Opportunity Economy, this legislation gives small businesses the certainty they need to expand, plan for the future, and help make their employees’ lives better.” WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 636, America’s Small Business Tax Relief …

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Incentivizing Charity to Feed the Hungry

Rep. Tom Reed • February 12, 2015

We as Americans care deeply about those in need; it is ingrained in our culture to give and to give often. We are among the most charitable nation in the world, and it is only fair that we continue to incentivize that good neighbor aspect that many Americans hold dear. America is in many ways …

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Republicans Say “Yes” to American Energy

Communications • February 11, 2015

“We voted to create over 40,000 American jobs. We voted for energy innovation and independence. And we voted to say ‘yes’ to American Energy.” Bicameral Keystone XL Pipeline Press Rally February 11, 2015 Participants: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) House Committee on …

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