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Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • July 6, 2013

In this week’s address, House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) wishes all a Happy Independence Day. It’s been almost a week since Senate Democrats and President Obama let some federal student loan interest rates double. House Republicans passed a long-term fix to these rates, only to have Washington Democrats delay and make students …

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Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • July 5, 2013

House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, July 6. Here’s a sneak peek of Rep. Jenkins delivering the address, in which she’ll urge Senate Democrats to pass bipartisan student loan reform. You can watch the address here tomorrow.

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • June 26, 2013

House Republicans remain committed to growing our economy and helping hardworking Americans, but we’ve met with nothing but obstruction from President Obama and his Democrat-run Senate. We’ve passed a bill to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of this week, and the President and the Senate continue to play political games. We …

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Chairman Kline (R-MN) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • June 22, 2013

In this week’s address, Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee John Kline (R-MN) discusses House Republicans’ fix to student loan interest rates. The Smarter Solutions for Students Act will prevent some rates from doubling on July 1 and will strengthen federal student loan programs. The Democratic-controlled Senate and President Obama have yet …

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Chairman Kline (R-MN) to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • June 21, 2013

Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee John Kline (R-MN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, June 22. Here’s a sneak peek of Chairman Kline delivering the address, in which he’s expected to discuss House Republicans’ fix to student loan interest rates with a long-term solution. You can watch the address …

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Don’t Double My Rate Press Conference

Communications • June 18, 2013

An educated workforce is crucial to jump-starting our economy and creating more jobs. Unfortunately, too many students and recent graduates in this country are tied down by cumbersome student loan debt. The House has acted to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1, but unfortunately our bill is still stuck in the Democrat-controlled …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • June 12, 2013

Creating jobs and growing our economy are the top priorities of the American people, and they are the top priorities for House Republicans as well. We have a plan to create more jobs and secure the future for all Americans by expanding opportunity, not expanding government.

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Policy Feature Issue: May Jobs Report

Policy • June 10, 2013

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.[1]  While an overall increase in employment is a good sign, the May jobs …

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Rep. Luke Messer Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • June 8, 2013

In this week’s address, Congressman Luke Messer (R-IN) discusses House Republicans’ recent action to address the rising cost of student loans and keep rates from doubling on July 1. The House passed a long-term fix to student debt with market-based interest rates and protections for the most vulnerable young Americans. President Obama has already campaigned …

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Policy Feature Issue: Global Intellectual Property Theft

Policy • 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 …

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