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McMorris Rodgers: Empowering American Innovators

Communications • May 19, 2015

“I’m reminded that the world’s greatest ideas begin with people. They begin with creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world.” Republican Leadership Press Conference May 19, 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 …

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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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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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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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Jobs > Budget

A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America

Rep. John Moolenaar • April 30, 2015

The 2016 federal budget resolution will set the guard rails for federal spending and is a step in the right direction for our country. For the first time in years, both chambers of Congress will adopt a resolution for a balanced budget. Families across my home state of Michigan tighten their belts when there is …

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100 Days: Empowering All Americans

Communications • April 22, 2015

“In the first 100 days, the new Republican Majority has empowered the individual. We’ve put people above politics. And we’ve worked together to get things done. This is why we’re here.” Republican Leadership Press Conference April 22, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy …

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Accountability > Jobs > Accountability | IRS | Jobs and the Economy | Oversight

This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • April 17, 2015

This week, while families around the country filed their taxes, House Republicans were hard at work, passing bills to stop IRS abuse, protect American taxpayers, and empower family-businesses. It’s Tax Week, in 5 videos: 1. On Wednesday, the House unanimously passed seven bills, including the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, aimed at  protecting hardworking Americans from IRS abuse. …

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Republicans are Protecting the Middle Class

Rep. Kevin Brady • April 16, 2015

H.R. 622, The State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, which makes the state and local sales tax deduction permanent, will bring much-needed tax fairness and certainty for hardworking taxpayers in states without a state income tax. It will put more of the hard-earned money back into the pockets of people in states like …

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Accountability > Jobs

House Republicans Take on the IRS

Rep. Peter Roskam • April 15, 2015

April 15 has always been a stressful day for Americans as the deadline closes file their yearly taxes with the federal government. Yet in recent years, Tax Day has taken on a whole new significant as an out-of-control IRS has abused its power to go after Americans for their personal and political beliefs. In 2012, …

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Jobs > Health Care > Security > Budget

A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America (in GIFs)

Communications • March 17, 2015

Today the House Budget Committee released “A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.”  It’s a plan to rein in Washington’s reckless spending, promote a healthy economy, protect our nation, and save and strengthen vital programs like Medicare for today’s seniors and tomorrow’s retirees. Here’s how we do it: Our proposal balances the budget in 10 years without raising …

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