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Jobs and the Economy

McMorris Rodgers: Solutions for a better life

Communications • July 23, 2014

  Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “I want to tell you about some of the people I’ve met with back home in Eastern Washington: our neighbors in Spokane, struggling to find good-paying jobs; the husband who now works just part time; the Gonzaga student who dropped out of college because she cannot …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • July 23, 2014

“Our American Solutions – the ones we pass every day – are based on the promise of a better life for every single person in this country.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 23, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) …

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Opportunities > Jobs and the Economy

Solutions for higher prices? House Republicans have quite a few to choose from.

Communications • July 18, 2014

If you feel like you’re spending more on groceries, gasoline, utilities, and healthcare – you’re not alone. Over half of Americans say they’re spending more on everyday costs. Fifty-nine percent report spending more on groceries, 58% report spending more on gasoline, and 45% report spending more on utilities. And not to mention health care costs which – …

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Looking for Bill?

Communications • July 17, 2014

Earlier this week, House Republicans re-introduced you to Schoolhouse Rock star Bill. And if you’ve been looking for him, we know where you can find him. After passing through the House, he and his friends have been sitting on Harry Reid’s desk. Here are a few bills who are stuck over there right now - despite their potential to create thousands of …

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McMorris Rodgers: Helping Those Who Help Others

Communications • July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4719, the bipartisan America Gives More Act of 2014, which combines five separate bills that increase charitable giving and make permanent several important tax provisions. “Americans have always been the most charitable people in the …

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House versus Senate – by the numbers.

Communications • July 17, 2014

By the time you read this, the graphic above may need to be updated. That’s because the House continues to address the priorities of the American people. Below are four bills the House passed this week and what they mean for you: 1. H.R. 5016 – Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015. This is the 7th …

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Making the internet free!

Communications • July 16, 2014

Talking about the importance of the internet on the internet is ironic. But it’s worth noting the opportunities internet access brings to our lives. As Americans become increasingly reliant on mobile technology and on-the-go internet access, there are many state and local governments who see an opportunity to make money with a new tax. This approach is not …

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McMorris Rodgers: A Lasting Infrastructure Network for American Families

Communications • July 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the House passage today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 sponsored by Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI). “While I am glad the House was able to pass a transportation package that keeps important road and bridge projects going in the short term …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Jobs and the Economy

Our solutions are simple: they empower people

Communications • July 15, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference “Our American Solutions are simple: they empower people with more jobs and greater opportunity. Period.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 15, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Steve …

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Remember Bill?

Communications • July 14, 2014

Remember Bill? He was the star of the 1974 hit “I’m Just a Bill” by Schoolhouse Rock. During the three-minute episode, Bill explains the steps that must be taken for him to reach his ultimate goal of becoming a law. “Well, it’s a long, long journeyTo the capital cityIt’s a long, long waitWhile I’m sitting in …

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