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The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

Keeping the Internet Free… #STUCK

Communications • October 29, 2014

For countless Americans, access to the internet means access to a world of opportunity. Whether it’s online courses and student resources; job applications and career information; online answers and directions — the internet is increasingly essential. Unfortunately, many state and local governments are pursing an “internet tax” — using it as an opportunity to make money on a …

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Empowerment > Women

The Real War on Women

Rep. Martha Roby • October 28, 2014

Rep. Martha Roby represents Alabama’s 2nd District and serves on the Appropriations Committee.  For about four years now, the Professional Left in Washington has been engaged in a desperate campaign to convince the American people that conservatives are engaged in a “War on Women.” You’ve probably seen the political ads or heard the rhetoric from …

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Accountability > Accountability

Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all

Communications • October 27, 2014

VIDEO: Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all “Congress’ investigation has uncovered serious, unprecedented actions taken by the IRS, which actively worked to deprive conservative groups of their rights under the Constitution. We will continue to work to fully expose what really happened at the IRS so we …

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Where’s the Save American Workers Act? You guessed it.

Communications • October 27, 2014

President Obama’s health care law redefines “full-time employees” to anyone who works 30 hours or more — rather than the standard 40-hour work week. For 2.6 million Americans, this means less opportunity, a smaller paycheck, and greater stress. House Republicans quickly saw the danger in reducing the American work week. Already three out of four of …

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Accountability > #StuckInTheSenate | Accountability

Stopping government abuse? #StuckInTheSenate

Communications • October 24, 2014

Federal government employees hold a great amount of responsibility — unfortunately within recent years, we’ve seen grave abuses within these positions. Whether it’s Lois Lerner’s conservative targeting through the the IRS to Jeffrey Neely’s federally-funded lavish Vegas trip, it’s no wonder that only 34% of Americans trust their government a “fair amount” (and only 9% trust the government a “great amount”). House …

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Creating jobs? Nope, broken promises.

Communications • October 23, 2014

“Take a look at the goals the President has set to move this country forward.… Double U.S. Exports, Create 600,000 Jobs in the Natural Gas Industry, Create 1 Million New Manufacturing Jobs…” -President Obama’s campaign website in 2012 A visit to President Obama’s 2012 website highlights his lofty goals — the same ones that are now …

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Opportunities > Education

What college means for today’s students

Communications • October 22, 2014

Fall is in full swing  — which for college students brings a new semester of classes, football and midterms. But for many students, college comes with a hefty price tag.  The rising cost of higher education has grown into a crisis of unprecedented proportions. According to USA Today, “Total student loan debt was $240 billion in 2003, …

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All signs pointing to a better economy? Eh, not so much.

Communications • October 21, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office recently made some promising announcements. Their most recent research suggests that our national deficit has been reduced by about 33% this fiscal year, marking a six-year low. And according to the Labor Department, we’ve seen private sector job growth for the 55th month in a row. Apparently, these government agencies believe the Obama …

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So what’s the deal with Keystone?

Communications • October 21, 2014

Last spring, House Republicans passed H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act. But this job-creating bill, which approves the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, is still stuck in the Senate — along with over 300 House-passed solutions. The Keystone XL Pipeline would have tremendous economic impact on the American people. Not only would it create over 42,000 …

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Accountability

Responding to the Ebola Outbreak

Communications • October 17, 2014

The eyes of the world are focused on America’s response to the Ebola outbreak — just this past week,  one out of five Americans expressed concern about the disease. This week, the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the U.S. effort to combat Ebola thus far — one of the many actions House Republicans …

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In The News

Getting More Americans Back to Work

September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2, the American Energy …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

September 17, 2014

“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on …

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A Victory for America’s Working Families

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed S. 1086, the Child Care …

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

September 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, …

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