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This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • April 17, 2015

This week, while families around the country filed their taxes, House Republicans were hard at work, passing bills to stop IRS abuse, protect American taxpayers, and empower family-businesses. It’s Tax Week, in 5 videos: 1. On Wednesday, the House unanimously passed seven bills, including the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, aimed at  protecting hardworking Americans from IRS abuse. …

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Accountability > Tax reform

McMorris Rodgers: Empowering Middle Class Families to Succeed

Communications • April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 622, the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, and H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act. “We live in a nation founded on the belief that hard work, determination, and a little sweat …

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Accountability > Estate Tax | Tax reform

Real Estate Tax Horror Stories. Real Estate Tax Solutions.

Communications • April 16, 2015

Family-owned businesses are the foundation of Main Street, USA. Unfortunately, our cumbersome tax code has kept too many hardworking Americans from passing down their small businesses to the next generation. The Estate Tax, commonly known as the “Death Tax,” punishes hard-working families with a tax on their business if they try to hand it down to their sons or daughters. This …

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Accountability > IRS | Tax Day

McMorris Rodgers: Demanding Honesty and Fairness at the IRS

Communications • April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed nine bills that will address systematic failings within the Internal Revenue Service and make the agency more accountable to the American people. “Today, as hardworking Americans across the nation rush to meet the ‘Tax Day’ …

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Accountability > Jobs

House Republicans Take on the IRS

Rep. Peter Roskam • April 15, 2015

April 15 has always been a stressful day for Americans as the deadline closes file their yearly taxes with the federal government. Yet in recent years, Tax Day has taken on a whole new significant as an out-of-control IRS has abused its power to go after Americans for their personal and political beliefs. In 2012, …

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Accountability > Budget | Iran | Medicare

Points of View

Communications • March 26, 2015

This week marked the five-year anniversary of the President’s broken health care law. House Republicans responded with a solution. Below, listen and read what House Republicans had to say about our plan to balance the budget, protect Medicare, and put health care decisions back into the hands of American families. House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael …

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Accountability > Budget

McMorris Rodgers: A Budget That Makes People’s Lives Better

Communications • March 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the FY 2016 Budget Resolution, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. “Every day, Americans all across this country sit down at their kitchen tables and balance their families’ budget. They look at their finances, …

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Accountability > Budget

Who’s Got the #BetterBudget? You Decide.

Communications • March 25, 2015

This was a pivotal week on the House floor: House Republicans shared their vision for a better, stronger America. It’s a vision for governing – one that puts people first, not Washington. Contrary to President Obama’s out-of-touch, top-down approach to governing, The Balanced Budget for a Stronger America puts America on a fiscally responsible path …

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Accountability > EPA

McMorris Rodgers: Setting EPA Standards with Peer Reviewed Research

Communications • March 18, 2015

“Our environment is a priority — not only for Americans today, but for those to come long after us. Through peer-reviewed science, the EPA can set standards that will not only regulate our environmental concerns, but also grant flexibility to American entrepreneurs.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the …

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Accountability > EPA

McMorris Rodgers: Requiring Scientific Transparency from the Start

Communications • March 18, 2015

“For the EPA to operate as effectively and fairly as possible, transparency must be enforced from the beginning of the regulatory process. Today I voted for a solution that requires all EPA research be peer reviewed, available for independent scientists, and open to the public.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers …

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