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McMorris Rodgers Applauds House Passage of Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

Communications • June 23, 2017

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 participants in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. “A …

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McMorris Rodgers: “Today is about restoring accountability at the VA”

Communications • June 23, 2017

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 employees and those who engage in misconduct while ensuring appropriate due …

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McMorris Rodgers on House Passage of Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act

Communications • June 22, 2017

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 permit to build necessary water …

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McMorris Rodgers on House Passage of Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

Communications • June 22, 2017

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 prioritize economic growth and workforce …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds House Passage of the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act

Communications • June 21, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act. Introduced by Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), the legislation streamlines the process for the management of vegetation near electrical infrastructure on public lands. “This is a win-win for our federal lands …

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McMorris Rodgers: “A job is so much more than a paycheck”

Communications • June 21, 2017

Earlier this morning, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) led a press conference with House Republican Leadership and Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) to talk about unity and the House’s work to help Americans learn the skills needed to follow their own path to success. Here are the Chair’s …

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They’re Heroes, Not Burdens

Communications • June 13, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, bipartisan legislation that would reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by allowing the Secretary to dismiss poorly-performing employees and those who engage in misconduct while ensuring appropriate …

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McMorris Rodgers: “They’re disconnected from their mission”

Communications • June 13, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) led this morning’s House Republican Leadership stakeout to discuss the House’s work to reform the VA so it better serves our veterans, holds those involved in misconduct accountable, and protects whistleblowers. Leadership was joined by House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) and Rep. Brad …

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“I’m proud of the work we’ve done”

Communications • June 12, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) joined MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson this morning to discuss the latest on House Republicans’ work on the American people’s priorities — including repealing and replacing Obamacare, VA reform, and rolling back regulations that hurt families and kill jobs. Here’s what Chair McMorris Rodgers had to say: PROTECTING PEOPLE …

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This was a good CHOICE

Communications • June 8, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the house passed the Financial CHOICE Act. Introduced by Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and his colleagues on the Financial Services Committee, the bill repeals the job-crushing regulations brought on by the Dodd-Frank Act. For more on this bill, click here. “House Republicans …

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