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McMorris Rodgers: Making Life Easier for American Families

Communications • July 25, 2014

Washington D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3393, the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act  and H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014, both of which simplify the tax code for American families and students. “Right now, too …

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Opportunities > Education

Empowering students through greater opportunity

Communications • July 24, 2014

College is expensive. Grants and scholarships are hard to navigate. Sitting in a classroom is time consuming. Yet the importance of continued education has never been greater. In our current knowledge-based economy, higher education is practically essential – yet costs and time are holding back too many Americans from these opportunities. So this week, House Republicans voted to make higher education …

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McMorris Rodgers: Stepping Stones to Succeed

Communications • July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, which increases awareness for students and families participating in the federal loan program. “As someone who is still paying off student loans, I know firsthand how important it is …

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McMorris Rodgers: New Opportunities for Students Everywhere

Communications • July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3136, the bipartisan Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2014, sponsored by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), which encourages innovation and flexibility in higher education and of H.R. 4983, the Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act, sponsored by Secretary …

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Opportunities > Education | Opportunity

Guest Post by Rep. Susan Brooks: Helping students fill in-demand technology positions

Communications • July 18, 2014

By 2020, there will be 9.2 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs in the United States of America. House Republicans are determined to make sure we graduate students ready to fill these in-demand and high-paying positions. That’s why this week we passed Representative Lamar Smith’s (R-TX) bipartisan STEM Education Act. This bill broadens …

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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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Opportunities > Education | Opportunity | Young People

An America that works at home for More Opportunity

Communications • April 25, 2014

The future of America relies on the opportunities available for our children. Quality K-12 education and higher-education should be available for all citizens, regardless of economic status or zip code. This week House Republicans witnessed the opportunity education provides to build a better future around the country. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) listens as Ben Franklin Career …

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