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House Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • June 4, 2013

House Republicans have a plan to create more jobs and secure the future for hardworking taxpayers.  The American people deserve controlled Washington spending, less regulation, a simpler tax code, and a government held accountable to its citizens.

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Approve Keystone XL and Jumpstart American Jobs

Communications • May 22, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after the House voted to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project: “Today the House voted to put Americans back to work. Republicans and Democrats voted to clear the way for the Keystone XL Pipeline Project – just one …

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Health Care > Jobs > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • May 18, 2013

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., delivers this week’s address on the devastating effects of Obamacare. Labeled a “train wreck” by one of its authors, this legislation will raise health care insurance premiums, stifle medical innovation, and cost jobs across the country – not to mention the thousands of pages in new regulations, as shown by the …

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Health Care > Jobs > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • May 17, 2013

Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, May 18. Here is a behind the scenes look at Rep. Harris delivering the address, accompanied by the Red Tape Tower, a massive stack of all the regulations and red tape in Obamacare. You can watch the address here tomorrow.  

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Policy Feature Issue: Employment-Population Ratio

Policy • May 15, 2013

Policy Feature Issue: Employment-Population Ratio Two weeks ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that during the month of April 165,000 jobs were created and unemployment slightly decreased.[1]  Yet, as noted last week, these numbers are deceiving.  Not only does a stagnant Labor Force Participation Rate – currently at 30-year lows – demonstrate a …

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Health Care > Jobs > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy

Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • May 15, 2013

This week, House Republicans will continue to focus on jobs and the economy and holding government accountable. To that end, the House will vote to repeal the ObamaCare train wreck. The president’s health care law costs too much, kills American jobs, stifles innovation, and leaves millions of Americans uninsured.

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A Twenty-First Century Law for a Twenty-First Century Workforce

Communications • May 8, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today following House passage of the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013: “As a working mom with two kids, I understand firsthand how difficult it can be to balance the demands of a job with the obligations of a family. The …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • May 7, 2013

This week, the House will consider the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013. This common-sense legislation would give hourly wage workers in the private sector the freedom to receive time off instead of cash wages for overtime work as they choose.  House Republicans are committed to making life better for hardworking Americans, and that includes …

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4/24/13 Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • April 24, 2013

House Republicans remain committed to finding solutions to our nation’s challenges that put people first.  The House is focused on growing our economy, creating more jobs, and helping hardworking Americans all across the country.

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VIDEO: “Karen”

Communications • April 23, 2013

Meet Karen DeLoach: a mother of three, grandmother of six, and bookkeeper from Montgomery, Alabama. Karen represents millions of working moms all across this country who balance their jobs with their families. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) recently introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 – commonsense legislation that would remove obstacles for working families …

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