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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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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Our Christmas Wishlist

Communications • December 23, 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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Accountability > Health Care > Accountability | Health Care | Regulation

“The most transparent administration in history”

Communications • November 13, 2014

The worst kept secret is out. The Obama adminstration – which once touted itself as the most transparent administration in history – relied on a lack of transparency to pass its trainwreck of a health care law. Hear the comments from Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber: This quote says all you need to know about Obamacare and the administration that rammed …

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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 > 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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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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Accountability > Oversight | Regulation

10 things to keep the IRS in check

Communications • July 16, 2014

One of the government’s most powerful agencies has recently proven to be one of the  most incompetent and corrupt as well. That’s right, we’re talking about everyone’s favorite – the IRS.  So this week, House Republicans addressed the agency’s misconduct through the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015 (H.R. 5016). Here are 10 things H.R. 5016 will do to …

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Fast Facts on the Regulatory Burden

Policy • February 25, 2014

Fast Facts: The Regulatory Burden The estimated cost of federal regulations in the United States is $1.806 trillion annually, a figure that amounts to 11.6 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP).[1] In 2013 alone, federal regulators imposed an additional $112 billion in indirect costs to the economy.[2] In addition, the paperwork burden rose …

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Policy Feature Issue: Patent Trolling and Its Many Victims

Policy • December 4, 2013

The patent system is a vital part of our national identity, stimulating American ingenuity and enhancing our global competitiveness.  Innovation is so entrenched in U.S. history that the Framers included safeguards for inventors in the Constitution.  Traditionally, patent holders have asserted their patents against those who produce infringing technologies.  But in recent years, abusive patent …

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