A 21st Century VA is Possible

Communications • July 28, 2015

“This week’s vote on the VA Accountability Act will make it easier to hold officials at any level accountable, and if necessary, fire them.” Republican Leadership Press Conference: July 28, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Representative Martha …

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10 Questions: Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-6)

Communications • July 17, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, GOP.gov will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” Our featured member of the week is Rep. Gary Palmer, representing the 6th district of Alabama. He serves on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the Budget Committee, and …

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The Gleason Act From Start to Finish

Communications • July 17, 2015

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Steve Gleason Act, which is named for and inspired by former NFL star Steve Gleason, who was diagnosed with ALS in January 2011. With broad support from both parties and both chambers, President Obama is expected to sign it into law. But what did it …

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Points of View

Communications • July 15, 2015

House Republicans realize the importance of putting your priorities first, not those of Washington bureaucrats. This week, we were busy discussing the issues that matter most – from protecting the privacy of our citizens to the historic drought in California, which the Western Water and American Food Security Act aims to alleviate. Additionally, we noted how sensibly eliminating wasteful spending in …

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Taking Care of the People’s Business

Communications • July 14, 2015

“We trust people to make better decisions for themselves than the Federal Government ever will.” Republican Leadership Press Conference: July 14, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) 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) Rep. David Valadao (R-CA) Chair McMorris …

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10 Questions: Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-4)

Communications • July 10, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, GOP.gov will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” Rep. Bruce Westerman of Arkansas’s 4th District is this week’s featured member. He sits on the House Committee on the Budget, and  the House Committee on Natural Resources …

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Points of View

Communications • July 9, 2015

House Republicans are working hard to make sure America remains a great nation for future generations. This week, we discussed bills that work towards achieving that very goal. The 21st Century Cures Act will allow our children and grandchildren to live in a nation with fewer diseases to live longer, healthier lives while the Resilient Federal …

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Opportunities > Education | Student Success Act

Every Student. Every Opportunity.

Communications • July 9, 2015

The federal government has more control over elementary and secondary education than ever before, with top-down, government-knows-best rules, regulations, and policies.  They dictate how states and school districts gauge school performance, spend limited taxpayer dollars, and hire and fire teachers.  House Republicans passed a solution that puts the power back into the hands of parents and …

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21st Century Cures, 21st Century Solutions

Communications • July 8, 2015

“Ultimately our goal should not just be to provide life-long treatment but to find life-saving cures. 21st Century Cures offers the promise of real solutions.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 8, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers …

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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)

Communications • July 4, 2015

This week, Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) discusses Republicans’ efforts to provide our troops and our intelligence professionals with the support they need to carry out their vital missions. “Too much is at stake right now to let our differences get in the way of our work to protect freedom,” Rep. Hurd says in the address. “America’s men …

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Reformando el Departamento de Veteranos – HR. 1994

July 29, 2015

Rueda de Prensa de la Conferencia Republicana La votación de esta semana, ‘VA Accountability Act’, busca reformar el Departamento de Veteranos y responsabiliza a funcionarios …

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McMorris Rodgers: Clean House at the VA, then the Real Work Begins

July 29, 2015

“Our goal is to take away every excuse that may prevent the VA from becoming more effective, efficient, and accountable. But it’s only the beginning …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Upcoming Vote on VA Accountability

July 16, 2015

“Until the VA starts serving veterans first and themselves second, our vision to establish a 21st Century VA that can deliver the best care in …

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McMorris Rodgers on Planned Parenthood Video Admissions: “Disturbing” and “Illegal”

July 15, 2015

“The practices described are not only disturbing—they’re illegal.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after video footage …

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McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious …

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