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McMorris Rodgers on 9/11: “Never Forget” means remembering what’s at stake

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers • September 9, 2016

Like many Americans, I will never forget where I was on September 11, 2001. I was at home in Colville, Washington, a young state representative at the time. It was 15 years ago, but I remember it like it were yesterday. That fateful September morning changed us forever. All at once a nation was forced …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Goodlatte Bill Putting House GOP Article 1 Plan in Motion

Communications • September 7, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released the following statement upon passage of the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (H.R. 5063), a bill authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), that holds the Department of Justice (DOJ) accountable for using settlement money from victims to fund its own left-wing …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Digital GAP Act Passage

Communications • September 7, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Digital Global Access Policy Act, or Digital GAP Act (H.R. 5537). In June, McMorris Rodgers joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) in introducing the bill, …

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McMorris Rodgers: It’s time for stronger protections for survivors of sexual assault

Communications • September 6, 2016

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today applauded the passage of the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016, which provides additional rights and protections for survivors of sexual assault.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA). “Far too few sexual assault survivors come forward,” said McMorris …

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House Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Women’s Equality Day

Jared Powell • August 26, 2016

Today marks the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment becoming law. It passed with Republican majorities in the House and Senate and finally granted women the right to vote. In the nearly one century since this historic moment, women have made tremendous strides. If you had told me as a young girl picking fruit on …

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McMorris Rodgers on the 20th Anniversary of Welfare Reform

Jared Powell • August 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the 20th anniversary of the successful 1996 Republican-led welfare reforms. “No matter your background or your walk of life, you should be empowered to pursue your version of the American Dream,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Two decades ago, we successfully …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Iran Accountability Act

Communications • July 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Iran Accountability Act (H.R. 5631). “The primary responsibility of the federal government is the safety and security of the American people,” said McMorris Rodgers. “The Obama Administration, despite its promises, has failed to hold Iran accountable for its …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Conscience Protection Act

Communications • July 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement applauding House passage of the Conscience Protection Act (S. 304). The legislation prevents government discrimination against providers of health services who decline involvement in abortion services and gives them a private right of action, which allows them to sue if they are being …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Separation of Powers Restoration Act

Communications • July 12, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Separation of Powers Restoration Act (SOPRA), introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX). “The carefully crafted balance between branches of government must be restored,” said McMorris Rodgers. “For decades, presidents have come to legislate by executive order, courts have …

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McMorris Rodgers Statement on Dallas Tragedy

Communications • July 8, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding last night’s attack in Dallas, and the police-related incidents that led up to it. “I am deeply saddened and disturbed by this week’s violence. Every man, woman, and child in this country should be treated with dignity and respect, no matter their background …

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