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Jobs and the Economy

McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

Communications • January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time to say ‘yes’ to American Energy.“ WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 161, the Natural Gas …

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Points of View

Communications • January 22, 2015

In this week’s media roundup, Members responded to the State of the Union with solutions — solutions for strengthening our energy sector, solutions for real educational opportunities, and solutions on tax reform. Check out what they had to say — in person and in print. House Committee Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) “Chairman McCaul Discusses …

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America’s New Congress: Ready to Change the Story

Communications • January 21, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “We agree with the President: middle-class families are struggling right now. And that’s exactly why they need to be empowered. They need to be empowered with lower taxes, fewer costs, and a simpler, fairer tax code. “ Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference …

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McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

Communications • January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which eliminates regulations that have crippled small …

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Points of View

Communications • January 15, 2015

It was a big week for House Republicans — through paper and television they discussed the future of cybersecurity, America’s trade agenda, job creation, and defunding the President’s Executive Order. Check out what they had to say below! House Committee of Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) “Mac Speaks With CNN About Terrorist Hack of Military“ CNN …

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Building the LNG Infrastructure We Need

Rep. Mike Pompeo • January 14, 2015

Americans depend on natural gas to go about our daily lives.  Over half the homes in the U.S. are heated by natural gas.  When companies require high temperatures for manufacturing processes, they turn to natural gas in order to reduce air pollution emissions.  Common household products such as paper, trash bags, even medicines all employ …

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Your Future, Your Priorities, Your Congress

Communications • January 13, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference January 13, 2015 “And we want you to have a better future – not matter where you are from, or how much money you have, or what challenges you may face. Your future is yours. And your priorities are ours.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect …

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What We’re Doing for the 8.7 Million Still Unemployed

Communications • January 9, 2015

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly report on the status of the American workforce. The report outlines how many Americans remain unemployed, the status of wages, and how many people are part of the labor force. The good news from the December report? 252,000 jobs were added, and the unemployment rate went down to 5.6%. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Americans Have Spoken. It’s Time To Build.

Communications • January 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: “It has been 2,303 days since the Keystone XL Pipeline project was submitted. Americans are tired of waiting. At the same time people are struggling to find high-quality …

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Time To Build

Rep. Kevin Cramer • January 9, 2015

It’s been over six years, or 2,303 days, since the application to construct the Keystone XL pipeline was submitted for a presidential permit. In the time elapsed, this project has become the most studied pipeline in human history, with more than 22,000 pages of environmental review completed. Yet with the U.S. House set to vote …

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