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Helping People be ABLE to Work

Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) • October 28, 2016

October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which recognizes the importance of a workforce that is inclusive and accommodating for individuals who live with disabilities. Across the country, numerous organizations do terrific work that helps these Americans make meaningful and valuable contributions in the workplace. Take VisionCorps in Lancaster, Pa., which for more than 90 …

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Rep. Andy Harris: If we let the government choose, we lose

COMMUNICATIONS • October 28, 2016

This week, the Administration announced that premiums through Obamacare would be going up by 25%.  It’s just one more reminder that this law isn’t working for the American people. What we need is affordable and quality health care for all Americans, and Obamacare is anything but affordable. This morning, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) writes online …

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A Better Way to Fight Poverty: Solutions, not Band-Aids

Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) • October 28, 2016

Forty-three million. That’s the number of Americans living in poverty. To put the enormity of this number in perspective, it is equal to the population of our nation’s largest urban area – New York City – multiplied by five. Tragically, the fate of these 43 million Americans and the fate of their children and their …

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House Republicans are Fighting for A Better Way to Lift People Out of Poverty

COMMUNICATIONS • October 27, 2016

With our Better Way agenda, House Republicans are rethinking the way our country approaches poverty and building on what works. Our Better Way to Fight Poverty presents more than forty solutions to lift people out of poverty — and help keep them out. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) has been instrumental in developing these efforts and …

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Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS): A Better Way Helps Everyone Pursue the American Dream

Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) • October 27, 2016

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. As the parent of a son, 27-year-old Livingston, who has an intellectual disability known as Fragile X syndrome, I have by necessity and choice become an avid advocate for inclusion of people with disabilities in the American workforce. One of my first efforts after beginning service in the …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Veterans Bonuses

Communications • October 26, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the Pentagon’s suspension of attempts to recoup bonuses from veterans. “Our men and women in uniform sacrifice greatly in defense of our country,” said McMorris Rodgers. “To ask our veterans to pay back the money promised to them is not only disrespectful …

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A Better Way for Startups

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) • October 26, 2016

With our Better Way agenda, House Republicans are committed to helping everyone in this country, no matter their background or walk of life, be empowered to pursue their own unique version of the American Dream. That starts with unleashing their potential and making it easier for them to follow their passions and run their businesses …

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Obamacare isn’t working, but we have a plan

COMMUNICATIONS • October 25, 2016

Obamacare isn’t working. The recent announcement of double digit premium hikes (25 percent, to be exact!) for next year continues to prove it. People are paying more for health care than ever before, they are getting less for what they pay, and they’re receiving fewer and fewer options to shop around and find the best …

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Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH): A Better Way to Fight Poverty

Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) • October 25, 2016

New Horizons for New Hampshire in Manchester provides critical services, such as food, shelter, medicine and addiction counseling for our state’s homeless population. I recently visited there, helping volunteers to deliver hot meals to needy Granite Staters. When I was mayor of Manchester, I made their plight a priority, conceiving a 10-Year Plan to End …

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Hitting Close to Home: How our Poverty Agenda Offers Hope to Millions with Disabilities

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • October 24, 2016

With our bold policy plan, A Better Way, House Republicans are addressing the devastating impacts of poverty. We believe that if the American Dream isn’t true for everyone, then it isn’t true for anyone. Unfortunately, poverty and disability go hand-in-hand. For individuals with disabilities, the American Dream can seem a lofty, unattainable goal meant for …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Block Transfer of Gitmo Detainees

September 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5351, legislation introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Hold the VA Accountable

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Regulatory Integrity Act

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5226). Introduced …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Halt Obamacare Tax Increases

September 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (H.R. …

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Via Recode: Chairman Royce and Chair McMorris Rodgers on the House-Passed Digital GAP Act

September 13, 2016

Today on Recode, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) talk about the bipartisan Digital Global …

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