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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT)

Communications • June 20, 2015

This week, Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-MT) delivers the Weekly Republican Address. Rep. Zinke addresses Senator Reid’s statement that supporting a bill that helps our troops is a “waste of time”. House Republicans are committed to making sure that our men and women are safe on the battlefield and are well taken care of when they …

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Power of the Purse = Power to our Priorities

Communications • June 11, 2015

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year, folks: Appropriations Season, when Congress asserts its power of the purse and addresses priorities for funding. The House Republicans have a 21st Century approach to this process, eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and inefficiencies across the board. We’ve already passed several bills that keep our economy moving and our communities safe. …

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Security > appropriations | Trade | Veterans

It’s Not a Waste of Time

Communications • June 10, 2015

“It’s not a waste of time to the men and women in uniform; it’s not a waste of time for those who serve; and it’s not a waste of time for those who say goodbye to their families to defend America.” Republican Leadership Press Conference June 10, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) …

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Security > Veterans' Affairs

McMorris Rodgers Urges VA Secretary to Reform Outdated Agency, Put Veterans First

Communications • June 9, 2015

“Veterans must be at the center of our solutions. They must be empowered. They must be treated with compassion. And they are our priority.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald today at her office on Capitol Hill. The Congresswoman addressed specific concerns regarding veterans’ access to care in …

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Protecting ALL Foster Children

Rep. Kevin Cramer • June 1, 2015

A home should be a safe place where children are loved and nurtured.  Sadly, for some, their environment becomes so unsafe they require foster care placement.  For most of America, there exists a uniform set of rules to ensure a clean background for those living in each foster home.  This is not the case on …

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McMorris Rodgers: One Year Later, A Reminder of the Work We Have Left To Do

Communications • June 1, 2015

“The VA has systematic failings that must be addressed – a symbolic change in management is not enough.” SPOKANE, WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the resignation of Veterans Affairs’ Secretary Robert Shinseki. A year after the unacceptable wait times at VA hospitals were revealed …

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Jobs > Security

An Historic Opportunity

Rep. Devin Nunes • May 22, 2015

Congress is currently debating trade promotion authority, whose passage is a vital step in approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark free-trade agreement between the United States and eleven other nations. Further down the road we will finish negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free-trade agreement between the United States and …

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6 Solutions For Our Veterans

Communications • May 19, 2015

Our veterans have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but too often, their struggle continues when they return home. Yesterday, House Republicans passed six solutions to empower our American heroes — from employment opportunities to health care. While there is still a lot of work to do for our veterans, these six bills are a step …

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Security > military funding | NDAA | Veterans

McMorris Rodgers: Funding the Men and Women Who Make Freedom Possible

Communications • May 15, 2015

“Our nation stands for so much – freedom, democracy, and opportunity – yet it’s only through the protection provided by our brave men and women in uniform that this remains possible.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1735, the National …

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Security > Accountability > veteran affairs | Veterans

McMorris Rodgers: Demanding Answers for Our Veterans

Communications • May 14, 2015

“I look to the future with hope that we can act swiftly and appropriately – to not only demand answers from the VA – but to pass long-term solutions for our veterans’ health care.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement after an internal Department of Veterans …

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