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ICYMI: Chair McMorris Rodgers Launches Bipartisan Working Group on Employing People with Disabilities

Communications • October 18, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) has launched a new working group — the Bipartisan House Working Group on Employing People with Disabilities. Says Chair McMorris Rodgers: “Many people with disabilities have dreams of working and living successful, independent lives, but too often our laws and regulations create barriers to entry. Our bipartisan …

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Chair McMorris Rodgers, Rep. Eshoo, and 54 members send bipartisan letter to FCC

Communications • October 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.–House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) today with 54 members of Congress sent a bipartisan letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to support an on-time completion of the broadcast incentive auction’s repacking timeline. The buildout resulting from the FCC’s recent …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 

Communications • October 12, 2017

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (S. 585). The bill provides additional protections to federal employees who are retaliated against for disclosing waste, fraud, or abuse in the federal government. The legislation also directs the Department …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Disaster Relief Supplemental  

Communications • October 12, 2017

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the disaster supplemental appropriations package (H.R. 2266). The bill, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, sends $36.5 billion toward hurricane relief and wildfire suppression. “I think of what’s happened to Puerto Rico, and my heart goes …

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McMorris Rodgers, Roe, Poliquin introduce legislation to stop VA from shielding dangerous doctors

Communications • October 12, 2017

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) today introduced the Ethical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2017. This legislation requires Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical professionals to report directly to state licensing boards if they witness unacceptable …

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This is as basic as the Golden Rule

Communications • October 11, 2017

This morning, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) led the weekly leadership Stakeout press conference to discuss the hurricane and wildfire disaster relief package that will be on the floor this week, as well as encourage Americans to come together to seek understanding and support one another. Chair McMorris Rodgers invited Rep. Jenniffer …

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Now we can take the next step

Communications • October 10, 2017

When we passed the Building a Better America fiscal year 2018 budget resolution, we agreed upon a budget that: Responsibly balances in ten years Strengthens our national defense Addresses the culture of unsustainable spending Unlocks pro-growth tax reform It’s this last component, unlocking pro-growth tax reform, that makes this budget particularly important. Often called the …

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McMorris Rodgers on Fox News, ABC News Podcast

Communications • October 5, 2017

In the following interviews with Fox News’s America’s Newsroom and ABC News’s Powerhouse Politics Podcast, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) discusses the latest on Las Vegas, House Republicans’ action on tax reform, and the importance of returning to civility in our country. CLICK HERE or below to watch her interview. The Shooting …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Budget

Communications • October 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, (H.Con.Res. 71). Introduced by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), Chairman …

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And the winner is…

Communications • October 5, 2017

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) firmly believes that technology and innovation can change the way we approach policymaking — and that’s the inspiration behind the annual Digital Challenge. As she frequently says, Congress is now shifting as an institution by listening and responding to citizens in real time on their preferred digital …

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