Answering the Small Business SOS

Rep. Steve Chabot • May 8, 2015

This is National Small Business Week, a great time to consider the role small businesses play in communities across America and their invaluable place at the center of the American economy. With small businesses accounting for more than half of our GDP and comprising over 99 percent of America’s employers, it’s clear the future of …

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10 Questions: Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)

Communications • May 8, 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.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Mimi Walters, who represents the 45th Congressional District of California. Rep. Walters was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and she serves on …

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Today is a Day of Prayer

Communications • May 7, 2015

Today is the 64th National Day of Prayer. For many of our Members, this was an opportunity to celebrate an important source of strength and spirit. Take a look below at what House Republicans did to honor this integral day for our nation. Good morning from California's Central Valley! I'm @repjeffdenham taking over from my district …

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Points of View

Communications • May 7, 2015

House Republicans understand that a successful foreign policy requires a multi-faceted approach. This week, House Republicans took to paper pages and airwaves to talk about common-sense solutions to increase our trade exports, hold our President accountable in a nuclear agreement with Iran, and secure terrorist threats at home. And to reflect on the joy that Mother’s …

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Empowerment

“You Have Made Me a Better Legislator”

Communications • May 7, 2015

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is Chair of the House Republican Conference and represents the 5th Congressional District of Washington. She is married to Brian Rodgers, and they have three children: Cole (8), Grace (4), and Brynn (1). She wrote the following letter as part of TIME’s Letters from Mom series: To Cole, Grace and Brynn A few minutes before I …

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Accountability > civil liberties | national security

5 Things to Know About the USA Freedom Act

Rep. Bob Goodlatte • May 6, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 25-2 the USA Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R. 2048), a bill to reform intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This strong, bipartisan legislation builds upon last year’s version of the USA Freedom Act, containing significant surveillance reforms and reflecting core American …

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Jobs > Opportunities > Accountability

This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • May 1, 2015

One of the most important constitutional duties of the House of Representatives is to allocate how federal agencies spend tax dollars — the process of “appropriations.” The House this week began this process at the earliest time in the calendar year since 1974. Watch what else happened in the House with these five videos: 1.  Rep. Trey Gowdy …

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Oh Snap!

Communications • May 1, 2015

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers has added a new tool to the House GOP digital repertoire: we’re now on Snapchat. Get an inside look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives by following along at username “housegop.” OR snap a picture of the image above to add us as a contact. Take …

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10 Questions: Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN)

Communications • May 1, 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.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Tom Emmer, who represents the 6th Congressional District of Minnesota. Rep. Emmer was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves on …

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Jobs > GDP

A Big GDP Disappointment

Communications • April 30, 2015

The first quarter of the year wrapped up March 31, and the final information on how America’s economy performed was released this week. Economists are calling it a “big disappointment.” U.S. Gross Domestic Product, one of the best ways to gauge economic performance, only grew 0.2% from January 1 to March 31. Compared with 2.2% growth last quarter, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Supporting the Innovative Minds of Space

May 22, 2015

“It’s support – not regulation – that gives America’s commercial space industry the room it needs to truly ‘take off.’” WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Cathy …

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McMorris Rodgers: Innovative Solutions For America’s Entrepreneurs

May 21, 2015

“Our country was built on the shoulders of creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world. I am proud to pass legislation that …

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McMorris Rodgers: Smarter Spending in Washington

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2250, FY 2016 Legislative …

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McMorris Rodgers: Moving Important Infrastructure Forward

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after voting to ensure important transportation safety and road maintenance projects as …

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McMorris Rodgers: Solutions Our Veterans Deserve

May 18, 2015

“Today, I voted to improve the lives of our heroes – from employment opportunities to health care – through six common-sense solutions.” WASHINGTON, DC – House …

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