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McMorris Rodgers: Empowering Middle Class Families to Succeed

Communications • April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 622, the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, and H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act. “We live in a nation founded on the belief that hard work, determination, and a little sweat …

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Real Estate Tax Horror Stories. Real Estate Tax Solutions.

Communications • April 16, 2015

Family-owned businesses are the foundation of Main Street, USA. Unfortunately, our cumbersome tax code has kept too many hardworking Americans from passing down their small businesses to the next generation. The Estate Tax, commonly known as the “Death Tax,” punishes hard-working families with a tax on their business if they try to hand it down to their sons or daughters. This …

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Accountability > CMR | IRS

McMorris Rodgers: Demanding Honesty and Fairness at the IRS

Communications • April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed nine bills that will address systematic failings within the Internal Revenue Service and make the agency more accountable to the American people. “Today, as hardworking Americans across the nation rush to meet the ‘Tax Day’ …

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Accountability > Jobs > Guest Post

House Republicans Take on the IRS

Rep. Peter Roskam • April 15, 2015

April 15 has always been a stressful day for Americans as the deadline closes file their yearly taxes with the federal government. Yet in recent years, Tax Day has taken on a whole new significant as an out-of-control IRS has abused its power to go after Americans for their personal and political beliefs. In 2012, …

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Accountability > Budget | Iran | Medicare

Points of View

Communications • March 26, 2015

This week marked the five-year anniversary of the President’s broken health care law. House Republicans responded with a solution. Below, listen and read what House Republicans had to say about our plan to balance the budget, protect Medicare, and put health care decisions back into the hands of American families. House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael …

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Accountability > Budget | CMR

McMorris Rodgers: A Budget That Makes People’s Lives Better

Communications • March 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the FY 2016 Budget Resolution, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. “Every day, Americans all across this country sit down at their kitchen tables and balance their families’ budget. They look at their finances, …

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Accountability > Budget

Who’s Got the #BetterBudget? You Decide.

Communications • March 25, 2015

This was a pivotal week on the House floor: House Republicans shared their vision for a better, stronger America. It’s a vision for governing – one that puts people first, not Washington. Contrary to President Obama’s out-of-touch, top-down approach to governing, The Balanced Budget for a Stronger America puts America on a fiscally responsible path …

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Accountability > CMR | EPA

McMorris Rodgers: Setting EPA Standards with Peer Reviewed Research

Communications • March 18, 2015

“Our environment is a priority — not only for Americans today, but for those to come long after us. Through peer-reviewed science, the EPA can set standards that will not only regulate our environmental concerns, but also grant flexibility to American entrepreneurs.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the …

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Accountability > CMR | EPA

McMorris Rodgers: Requiring Scientific Transparency from the Start

Communications • March 18, 2015

“For the EPA to operate as effectively and fairly as possible, transparency must be enforced from the beginning of the regulatory process. Today I voted for a solution that requires all EPA research be peer reviewed, available for independent scientists, and open to the public.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers …

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Accountability > Guest Post

It’s Time to Ensure EPA Bases Regulations on Public Data

Rep. Lamar Smith • March 18, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency, like every other government institution, should be accountable to the American people. Everyone agrees that we need to protect our environment, but we should do so in a way that is honest and relies on good science. The EPA is moving forward with new, multi-billion dollar air quality regulations that are …

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