background-image
doodle

Statements

McMorris Rodgers Statement on the FDA’s Final Rules on Menu Labeling

COMMUNICATIONS • May 3, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the publication of its final rules on menu labeling. “The FDA’s menu-labeling requirements are, at their core, fundamentally unworkable,” said McMorris Rodgers. “The irony of this announcement coming during National Small Business Week is …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of SOAR Act Reauthorization

COMMUNICATIONS • April 29, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4901), introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), which reauthorizes the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “Opportunity begins in the classroom,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Today the People’s House reaffirmed our commitment …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Celebrates Long Overdue Updates to Electronic Privacy

COMMUNICATIONS • April 27, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The bill, introduced by Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS), updates and strengthens the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986. McMorris Rodgers has been a proponent of this legislation since Yoder first introduced it in …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Celebrates 100 Years of Women in Congress

COMMUNICATIONS • April 18, 2016

 House Passes Bill to Name Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program after First Woman Member of Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the 100 Years of Women in Congress Act. The bill honors late Republican Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin from Montana — the …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Votes to Prevent the FCC from Regulating the Internet

COMMUNICATIONS • April 15, 2016

House  Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), a member of the Congressional Internet Caucus, released the following statement after the House passed the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act (H.R. 2666), which was introduced by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL). “The internet is a cornerstone of our 21st Century economy,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Any …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers on Equal Pay Day

COMMUNICATIONS • April 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House  Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), released the following statement about the importance of equal pay for equal work: “Being paid less because you’re a woman is wrong and repulsive. Equal pay for equal work is the law, and it must be enforced to make certain there is no pay disparity …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Applauds House-Passed Bills Focused on Women Making History

COMMUNICATIONS • March 22, 2016

House  Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement applauding recent House-passed bills focused on making history for future generations of startups, community leaders, and positive disruptors. “What I believe as a lawmaker is what I believe as the mother of two young girls,” said McMorris Rodgers. “We should not be defined …

Read More

World Syndrome Day 2016: Every Human Life has Potential

COMMUNICATIONS • March 21, 2016

House  Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus and mother to Cole, her eight-year-old son with Down Syndrome, released the following statement recognizing World Down Syndrome Day. “Being Cole’s mom has opened my eyes further to the disabilities community, and has given me a new perspective on my …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Statement on Defending Article I Against President’s Executive Orders

COMMUNICATIONS • March 17, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement after the House passed a resolution authorizing Speaker Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court case United States v. Texas, addressing President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. “The American people are demanding an Administration committed to carrying out the …

Read More

McMorris Rodgers Statement on the Formal Designation of ISIS’s Atrocities as Genocide

COMMUNICATIONS • March 17, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the Obama administration’s decision to formally designate ISIS’s violence against Middle Eastern Christians, Yazidis, and Shiite Muslims as genocide and pressed the administration to help U.S. allies put an end to these horrific acts of genocide and crime against humanity. “Today the Obama administration has finally acknowledged …

Read More

1 / /24 /25 /26 /27 /28 /