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Communications • May 7, 2013

This week, the House will consider the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013. This common-sense legislation would give hourly wage workers in the private sector the freedom to receive time off instead of cash wages for overtime work as they choose.  House Republicans are committed to making life better for hardworking Americans, and that includes …

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VIDEO: “Andy”

Communications • May 6, 2013

Meet Andy Brantley: President and CEO of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) and former Associate Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Georgia, he is committed to achieving work-life balance so employees can devote time to life issues that go “beyond the campus.” Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) recently …

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Charge & Response: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

Communications • May 6, 2013

CHARGE: The Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1406) erodes the basic guarantees of the Fair Labor Standards Act: pay for overtime work and time off from work. (An Empty Promise: The Working Families Flexibility Act Would Give Workers Less Flexibility and Less Pay, National Partnership for Women and Families) RESPONSE: The Working Families Flexibility Act …

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What ‘Benefits’?

Communications • April 30, 2013

  President Obama: “….they [Americans] are already experiencing most of the benefits of the Afordable Care Act”   Obamcare ‘Benefits’ Those with individual health insurance will see an average premium increase of 32-40% Obamacare imposes $165 billion in new taxes and fees on health plans, drug manufacturers, and device makers The CBO says that these taxes …

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Rep. Bill Shuster Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • April 27, 2013

In this week’s address, Congressman Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, discusses the FAA furloughs caused by President Obama’s sequester. Instead of leading, the President played politics and allowed massive flight delays to occur across the nation. It’s time to stop this manufactured crisis and end these unnecessary delays. 

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What They Are Saying on the FAA Bill: A Cave by Democrats

Communications • April 26, 2013

“Democrats caved in and agreed to allow the Federal Aviation Administration to keep air traffic control towers running at close to full capacity.”(Democrats blink first on aviation cuts, Politico, Kathyrn A. Wolfe and Burgess Everett, April 26, 2013) “For the White House and Senate Democrats, the discussions on legislation relating to one relatively small slice …

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Rep. Bill Shuster to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • April 26, 2013

Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Bill Shuster (R-PA) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, April 27. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Chairman Shuster delivering the address, in which he’s expected to discuss the FAA’s recent furloughs due to President Obama’s sequester. You can watch the address here tomorrow. Photo …

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Editorial Boards Take Exception to the President Playing Politics with the FAA

Communications • April 25, 2013

With the FAA furloughing air traffic controllers at an alarming rate and 40% of flights delayed across the nation, editorial boards ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Columbus Dispatch have taken notice.  Perhaps the most damning indictment of the FAA’s implementation of these furloughs comes from Chicago, home to one of the nation’s …

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