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McMorris Rodgers: For College Graduates, Opportunity Starts with that First Job

Communications • June 10, 2014

“Many graduates, like I was, are the first in their family to graduate from college – eager to get that first job, begin their careers, and pay off their student loans. But one thing stands in their way: a stagnant job market.”   Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2014  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a …

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“It all starts with that first job”

Communications • June 10, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2014  Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH) Chair McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Prepared for Delivery:  “As we approach summer, students all across this country are finishing school, receiving their …

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Another stagnant jobs report

Communications • June 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s May 2014 unemployment report. “As millions of Americans continue struggling to find work, this month’s unemployment report shows there is still little to celebrate. We need to revitalize this stagnant workforce with more pro-jobs, …

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“Let’s leave our kids a better America”

Communications • May 29, 2014

“Let’s leave our kids a better America – one where everyone has the ability to succeed.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) Chair McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today I’d like to talk about the America where I grew up. It …

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Expanding Opportunities for Every American

Communications • May 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after a bicameral, bipartisan group of legislators announced the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which will improve America’s workforce development system. “Right now, too many Americans are struggling to find jobs, bring home paychecks, and pay their bills.  …

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McMorris Rodgers: Supporting Bipartisan Waterways Legislation Without Earmarks

Communications • May 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3080, the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, which streamlines and strengthens water transportation networks to help create jobs and support economic growth. “America is blessed with an unparalleled network of natural harbors …

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What would WRRDA do for you? Create JOBS.

Communications • May 20, 2014

Water transportation plays an intricate part in the United States’ economy. Nearly one-third of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is derived from international trade, and 99 % of that trade passes through our nation’s ports. Within America, every single state relies on at least 15 seaports to handle its imports and exports. On Tuesday, May 20, …

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House Republican Leadership Conference: “That ‘can-do’ spirit”

Communications • May 20, 2014

“We’ve never lost sight of that ‘can-do’ spirit, Mr. President – we know we can do better and the American people know we can do better – so let’s work together – the White House and Congress – and make it happen.” Participants:Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Chairman …

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That ‘can-do’ spirit

Communications • May 20, 2014

“We’ve never lost sight of that ‘can-do’ spirit, Mr. President – we know we can do better and the American people know we can do better – so let’s work together – the White House and Congress – and make it happen.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) …

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House Republicans – helping small businesses succeed

Communications • May 16, 2014

This week, House Republicans celebrated small businesses and the hardworking Americans who make these economic engines run across the country. The contributions small business employees make to the American economy are incredible – almost 60 million jobs – and over 25 million firms. However, the current status of our American economy does not reciprocate in benefits to these hard-working Americans. Small business …

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