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Families

Hometown heroes

Communications • October 6, 2014

This past weekend, many House Republicans visited local heroes and leaders in their district — of all ages! Interacting and meeting the people House Republicans represent is often the best part of their job, and serves as a reminder of what they are working for in Washington. Below are some photos and social media posts highlighting …

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Empowerment > Families

A Victory for America’s Working Families

Communications • September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. “Today the House acted to protect and empower working families all across this country. As the mom of three young children, and the …

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Health Care > Families | Health Care

McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

Communications • September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, which enables more Americans to keep their health plans. “Since the implementation of Obamacare, too many people across the country have lost the health plans that best fit their needs. They’re …

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Health Care > Families | Health Care | Regulation

Three strikes and you’re out, Obamacare.

Communications • September 2, 2014

While the numerous Obamacare computer glitches, complicated applications, and security breaches have been significant setbacks to Americans, what Obamacare is doing to the economy is more than annoying – it’s downright detrimental. In a Forbes’ article over the Labor Day weekend, health care expert Avik Roy outlined three big reasons the economy is still weak, six years after the …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Budget | Families | Jobs and the Economy

Solving back-to-school stress

Communications • August 18, 2014

Families across the country are gearing up for the first day of school. New backpacks, sharpened pencils, and back-to-school outfits are filling wish lists – and emptying wallets. Back-to-school spending is estimated to total $26.5 billion this year, a slight decrease from 2013. And the buck doesn’t stop there. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Expenditures …

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Empowerment > Families | Opportunity | Women

GOP Press Conference: Solutions to Empower

Communications • July 31, 2014

“Women have transformed America… We are working for them. We are listening to them. And we are championing them.” GOP Press Conference: Solutions to Empower July 30, 2014 Participants: Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Secretary Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) …

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Opportunities > Jobs > Empowerment > Families | Opportunity

Eliminating marriage penalty in family tax issues, simplifying education credits just makes good sense

Rep Lynn Jenkins and Rep Diane Black • July 25, 2014

Rep Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act, and Rep Diane Black (R-TN) introduced the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act. Both bills passed the House of Representatives this week. Today, they submitted the following op-ed to the Washington Examiner. There are countless blessings for those starting a family, but the financial responsibility can be a …

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Opportunities > Education | Families

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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