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Republican Weekly Address – Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Communications • January 31, 2015

This week, Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, delivers the Weekly Republican Address. Jenkins discusses common-sense solutions to lower costs and expand opportunity for middle-class families, including a plan she introduced this week to protect college savings.

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Empowerment > Families | Opportunity

A Solution to Empower All Americans – No Matter the Challenges They Face

Communications • December 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 647, the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals with disabilities to save for their futures through the creation of tax-free savings accounts. “Tonight the House spoke for millions of …

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Empowerment > ABLE Act | Budget | Families | Health Care

This is Why We’re Here

Communications • December 2, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference December 2, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today I’d like to tell you the story of …

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Opportunities > Accountability | Families

When we work together — government works.

Communications • November 19, 2014

Earlier this year, the House collaborated with the Senate and passed S. 1086, the Child Care Development and Block Grant Act of 2014.  Today, President Obama signed it into law. Over 1.5 million children under the age of 13 have access to child care through the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program – yet over …

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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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