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In the Way of Progress

Rep. Bill Johnson • January 27, 2015

Thanks to the oil and natural gas development occurring beneath our feet across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio – and throughout the United States – America finds itself on the precipice of an energy renaissance.  In fact, the United States is now the world’s largest producer of natural gas, and some experts estimate that Ohio may …

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McMorris Rodgers: Fighting For a Future That Empowers You, Not Washington

Communications • January 22, 2015

“We believe in an open, organic, bottom-up vision for the future. A future that empowers you – not Washington – with more jobs, better wages, and lower costs.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after President Obama’s State of the Union Address. “For far too …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

Communications • January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time to say ‘yes’ to American Energy.“ WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 161, the Natural Gas …

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McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

Communications • January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which eliminates regulations that have crippled small …

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Building the LNG Infrastructure We Need

Rep. Mike Pompeo • January 14, 2015

Americans depend on natural gas to go about our daily lives.  Over half the homes in the U.S. are heated by natural gas.  When companies require high temperatures for manufacturing processes, they turn to natural gas in order to reduce air pollution emissions.  Common household products such as paper, trash bags, even medicines all employ …

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Your Future, Your Priorities, Your Congress

Communications • January 13, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference January 13, 2015 “And we want you to have a better future – not matter where you are from, or how much money you have, or what challenges you may face. Your future is yours. And your priorities are ours.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect …

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What We’re Doing for the 8.7 Million Still Unemployed

Communications • January 9, 2015

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly report on the status of the American workforce. The report outlines how many Americans remain unemployed, the status of wages, and how many people are part of the labor force. The good news from the December report? 252,000 jobs were added, and the unemployment rate went down to 5.6%. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Americans Have Spoken. It’s Time To Build.

Communications • January 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: “It has been 2,303 days since the Keystone XL Pipeline project was submitted. Americans are tired of waiting. At the same time people are struggling to find high-quality …

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Time To Build

Rep. Kevin Cramer • January 9, 2015

It’s been over six years, or 2,303 days, since the application to construct the Keystone XL pipeline was submitted for a presidential permit. In the time elapsed, this project has become the most studied pipeline in human history, with more than 22,000 pages of environmental review completed. Yet with the U.S. House set to vote …

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McMorris Rodgers: Putting People First

Communications • January 8, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 30, the Save American Workers (SAW) Act of 2015: “We begin the first week of America’s New Congress by empowering millions of Americans that have seen their paychecks cut because of Obamacare’s harmful 30-hour …

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