10 things that happened last week

Jul 09, 2018 | Communications •

Two years ago, we were asking “where are the jobs?” Today, we’re asking “where are the workers?”

We have more job openings today in America than workers to fill them. Our job market is so good, as CNN puts it, that many people — more than 600,000 — who had previously given up looking are starting to look again.

House Republicans are delivering on our promises to the American people, and it’s not just the economy. We’ve also made significant investments to combat the opioid crisis and end human trafficking; we’ve launched a historic rebuilding of our military; and we’ve reformed the VA to better care for our veterans.

We’re better off now as a country than we were those two years ago, and House Republicans continue our work to listen to people we represent and act as their voice in the People’s House. Here’s a taste of what happened at home last week:


In the News: McMorris Rodgers Hosts Sec. Purdue in Eastern Washington

On the heels of the House’s passage of the historic 2018 Farm Bill, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) hosted U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Eastern Washington to provide him with a closer look at what the farm bill means to rural communities across America.  

Full recap and headlines from Sec. Perdue’s visit