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Jun 23, 2017
The pathway to success
If you’re like us, you’re a big fan of Mike Rowe. In 1977, his guidance counselor showed him this poster: This poster and its misguided advice inspired him to create the show Dirty Jobs, and to help shine a light on the underappreciated, widely available,…
Jun 23, 2017
McMorris Rodgers Applauds House Passage of Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2842, the Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act. This bill, introduced by Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), encourages partnerships between state and local agencies and employers to hire…
Jun 23, 2017
McMorris Rodgers: “Today is about restoring accountability at the VA”
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the President signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, bipartisan legislation that reforms the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by allowing the Secretary to dismiss poorly-performing…
Jun 22, 2017
McMorris Rodgers on House Passage of Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1654, the Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act. Introduced by Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA), this bill removes layers of bureaucracy associated with obtaining a permit for water storage facilities. “It shouldn’t take decades to get a…
Jun 22, 2017
McMorris Rodgers on House Passage of Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, the legislation updates federal policy that empowers local and state leaders to use federal resources to…
Jun 21, 2017
Restoring the rungs on the ladder of opportunity
At the Conference Stakeout this morning, Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) joined House Republican Leadership to share more about their legislation to help Americans learn the skills they need to be competitive and find good-paying jobs. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA): “The…