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No Exemptions for Congress: McMorris Rodgers Votes for Equal Treatment under AHCA

Communications • May 4, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed legislation introduced by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) to ensure Members of Congress and their staff are treated the same way as everyone else under the American Health Care Act. “Members of Congress and congressional staff should live by the …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Final Funding Bill

Communications • May 3, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House voted on legislation that will fund the federal government for the remainder of FY 2017. For more on what is in the final funding bill, click here. “Today the House voted to fund several of the American people’s priorities, including …

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we all just want more time

Communications • May 2, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180). Introduced by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), the bill updates existing workforce laws to give private sector employees the option to convert their overtime pay into paid time off — a policy that …

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Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) at House Republican Leadership Stakeout

COMMUNICATIONS • May 2, 2017

Today, at a press conference on Capitol Hill, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) joined House Republican Leadership to talk about her legislation, the Working Families Flexibility Act, and how it will help bring workplace flexibility to families in the private sector through allowing employers to offer employees compensatory time rather than cash payments for overtime work. Says …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Ros-Lehtinen’s Retirement

Communications • May 1, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) announced yesterday that she will be retiring from Congress after her current term. “To say I will miss Ileana is an understatement. She is fearless, bright, funny, and kind, and she inspires me to see the good in …

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Media Roundup: What a week!

Communications • April 28, 2017

What a week! FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced he’s going to “reverse the mistake” of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. President Trump unveiled his proposal for pro-growth tax reform. Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) was sworn in. Welcome! And the Cleveland Browns had three first round picks and didn’t select a quarterback. Seriously, guys? Anyway, here are …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Communications • April 28, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed a continuing resolution to fund the government until May 5, 2017. “This short-term funding extension will provide the time needed for us to reach a bipartisan agreement on how best to prioritize government funding for the remainder of the …

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Open the Records: McMorris Rodgers votes to open Fannie and Freddie records

Communications • April 27, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the  Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017 (H.R. 1694. Introduced by House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the legislation would allow taxpayers to make Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests while the entities are in conservatorship …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on FCC Announcement on Net Neutrality

Communications • April 26, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s announcement on the rolling back of net neutrality regulations. “I applaud the FCC’s decision to roll back the antiquated regulations that threaten job creation and competition. I support an open Internet, but there is a …

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Roundup: Tax Reform on a Tuesday

Communications • April 18, 2017

Ahhhh Spring. The flowers are blooming, the days are getting longer, and Americans everywhere are yelling at their computers as they file their tax returns. As unwelcome as seasonal allergies, Tax Day has rolled around once again. House Republicans view this annual nightmare as a reminder of why we are working so hard on tax …

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