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Our Christmas Wishlist

Communications • December 19, 2014

We can’t help but get excited about the holiday season — so we’re making our list and checking it twice. Our wishlist is filled with solutions the American people have been asking for — solutions that will create jobs, strengthen our economy, ease the squeeze on every day items, and cut federal red tape. Here’s …

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Opportunities > ABLE Act | Opportunity

ABLE Act: What they are saying

Communications • December 4, 2014

Yesterday the American people saw a preview of what to expect from the next Congress – America’s New Congress. The House passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act by an overwhelming margin of 404-17. The bill, which listed 85 percent of House Members as co-sponsors, would establish tax-exempt savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.  This may be perceived as …

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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 > Opportunity | Women

A Solution to Help Working Families

Communications • November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the Senate passed S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, which is part of the House Republicans’ package of bills to empower families at work and home. “Tonight the Senate sent the Child Care and …

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Op-ed: “Now We Can Get Congress Going”

Communications • November 6, 2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) write about the tasks ahead, including reforming the tax code, redefining ‘full time’ as working 40 hours a week, and moving on the Keystone XL pipeline. “Now We Can Get Congress Going” Americans have entrusted Republicans with control of both the House and Senate. We are …

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5 Points

Communications • October 2, 2014

For the past several months, Speaker of the House John Boehner has traveled the country to discuss his “Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation.” These five points are simple and straightforward: ·      Address the debt. ·      Reform the tax code. ·      Fix the legal system.  ·      Rein in excessive regulations. ·      Strengthen education. …

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Health Care > Empowerment > Health Care | Opportunity

Embracing 21st Century Cures

Congresswoman Susan Brooks • September 4, 2014

Congresswoman Susan Brooks represents Indiana’s 5th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. She serves on the House Committees on Education & Workforce, Homeland Security, and Ethics. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease. Every 17 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. In my home state of Indiana, …

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Opportunities > Education | Opportunity

Making college more affordable for everyone

Rep Peter Roskam • September 2, 2014

Rep. Peter Roskam represents Illinois’ 6th Congressional District and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee. Below is an excerpt from an op-ed he published today at mySuburbanLife.com. Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country. For those parents who recently loaded up the car and dropped their kids off at college, …

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Weekly Republican Address: Solutions to Bring Jobs Home For America’s Workers

Communications • August 30, 2014

In this week’s Republican address, Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) honors Labor Day with a tribute to America’s workers and an update on our efforts to address the challenges they’re facing. “Our solutions will address the sluggish job market and grow our economy over the long run,” he says, noting that “more than 40 good jobs …

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Jobs > Middle Class Squeeze > Budget | Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

We’re dealing with a stubborn, out-of-touch President

Communications • August 13, 2014

Yesterday, President Obama told a crowd that the economy has “turned around” since he entered the White House. “And if you think about where we are now economically compared to where we were when I first came into office, we were then losing 800,000 jobs a month. We now are seeing the lowest unemployment claim …

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