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McMorris Rodgers: This is Our Moment to Lead

Communications • June 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, which will expedite liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to America’s allies abroad. “As the largest natural gas producer in the world, this is America’s moment to …

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Let’s talk about… Energy and Jobs

Communications • June 25, 2014

Over half of American homes are powered by natural gas, whether it’s for heating, cooking, or a warm shower. And while natural gas was once scarce in America, we are now the biggest natural gas provider in the world. In fact, U.S. natural gas production is expected to increase 56% by 2040 – at this rate, natural gas …

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But they told us Obamacare would prevent a shrinking economy

Communications • June 25, 2014

The U.S. economy dramatically shrank in the first three months of this year, its weakest performance since early 2009. The report was much worse than what everybody thought, including the White House. Just two months ago, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Obamacare would actually prevent a poor economic output this year. Today’s report should …

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Let’s make Americans’ lives better

Communications • June 18, 2014

“Let’s focus on solutions that get people back to work, that help Americans find good-paying jobs, and that make their lives better.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference June 18, 2014  Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) Chair McMorris …

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Recovery Summer?

Communications • June 17, 2014

Four years ago today, the White House kicked off Recovery Summer with a series of events highlighting tens of thousands of projects around the country to get Americans back to work. Here’s the problem: Americans are still waiting for a “Recovery Summer.” For too many, an economic recovery seems as distant as a U.S. World Cup …

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More small business solutions = more American jobs

Communications • June 12, 2014

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. Small businesses employ almost 60 million people, and are the engines of new ideas and innovation in America. However, the challenges for small businesses are many – especially in this stagnant and over-regulated economy. Today, the House passed two bills that will ease the squeeze on small business …

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There’s still a lot of work to be done

Communications • June 10, 2014

There were a lot of numbers in the May jobs report. But don’t let the 217,000 job uptick distract you from the real state of the economy. There’s a reason that 54% percent of Americans think the economy is getting worse. Here are a few numbers that paint a better picture: -There are still 9.8 million unemployed …

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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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