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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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Recognizing American Innovators – Small Business Week 2014

Communications • May 13, 2014

Small businesses play a vital role in America’s economy. Every year since 1963, the United States has dedicated a week to the contributions of these independent companies and the workers who make them a key part of both national and local economies. May 12 -16, 2014 marks the 51st annual  National Small Business Week. Today, there an estimated 27 million small …

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House Republicans are doing work – and encourage Senate Dems to do the same

Communications • May 12, 2014

In this week’s Republican address, the authors of more than a dozen House-passed jobs bills call on President Obama and Senate Democrats to act and match the House’s focus on the economy. Each of these bills are aimed at creating jobs, strengthening the American economy, and easing the squeeze for hard-working Americans. These are only …

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Developing jobs in the U.S. of A.

Communications • May 8, 2014

The American Research Competitive Act has been on the books of American law for over 20 years. However, every year it expires, so Congress has to take the time to renew it. In the spirit of sensibility, House Republicans have introduced a bipartisan bill that would make the extension permanent. But what does that bill really mean for hardworking Americans? Chairman …

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A job is so much more than a statistic or a paycheck

Communications • May 7, 2014

April’s job report found over 800,000 Americans have left the job force. This week, House Republicans are introducing a bill that will make R&D tax benefits permanent, creating jobs and stimulating economic growth in America. House Republicans are also introducing a bipartisan bill supporting charter school growth, boosting educational opportunities across America. House Republicans have solutions that …

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