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McMorris Rodgers Votes for Relief from Midnight Rules

Communications • November 17, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016 (H.R. 5982). Introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), this bill enhances oversight of the overreaching regulations often issued during a president’s final months in office. “The American people have been very clear: …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Continue Iran Sanctions

Communications • November 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Iran Sanctions Extension Act (H.R. 6297), which extends current sanctions until 2026. “Iran has proven time and time again that it cannot be trusted,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Until it forsakes its destructive activities – furthering instability across the …

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It’s time to reimagine this government

COMMUNICATIONS • November 15, 2016

Republican Leadership Press Conference: November 15, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “This opportunity that people have entrusted us with — to advocate and lead on their behalf — …

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A Never-Ending Commitment to our Heroes

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • November 10, 2016

On Veterans Day, we gather together to honor a debt that we can never fully repay – the sacrifice of our servicemen and women. At the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, we remember the husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, who accepted the call of duty and …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on FBI Investigation of Hillary Clinton

Communications • October 28, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the FBI’s investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. “No one is above the law,” said McMorris Rodgers. “The House has conducted several oversight hearings to investigate and provide transparency on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as …

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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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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 Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Tax Reform Act

Communications • October 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the 30th anniversary of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the nation’s most recent federal tax overhaul.   “No matter your background or your walk of life, you should be empowered to pursue your version of the American Dream,” said …

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A Closer Look at Article I

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers • October 17, 2016

I’ve been thinking often these past couple months about a young farmer I met in Eastern Washington. For generations, his family ran a farm and put food on plates across the country. But feeling completely strangled by regulations coming out of D.C., he told me he decided to end his family’s business. He said what …

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Offering a Better Way to Fight Breast Cancer

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers • October 4, 2016

The loss of a loved one is a defining moment in our lives. It has the ability to put everything else in perspective. And for people like WSU Spokane Nursing alumna Allison Perrine, who lost her mother to breast cancer, it inspires advocacy. Allison has dedicated her life to helping people impacted by the disease. October, …

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