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 …

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Yoder Leads Effort to Update Email Privacy Laws

Communications • April 27, 2016

A lot has changed since 1986. Cabbage Patch Dolls have been replaced by Webkinz. We can now communicate in seconds with people around the world through email and texting. And power suits are no longer in style. Unfortunately, there is one thing that has stayed the same: our email privacy laws. In a press conference …

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McMorris Rodgers via Washington Post’s Outrage Machine: Wait time is up for VA fix

Communications • April 27, 2016

The following op-ed by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers may be read online via the Washington Post’s Outrage Machine. House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Wait time is up for VA fix By Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers April 26, 2016 Imagine a veterans’ hospital with no waiting list to see a doctor. …

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Reflecting a 21st Century America

Communications • April 27, 2016

Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference: April 27, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) 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) U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “As elected Representatives, we have a constitutional responsibility to …

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Three Little Words You Don’t Want To Hear

Communications • April 21, 2016

Internal. Revenue. Service. When it comes to the IRS, there are several issues that could be improved: The IRS sees no problem with rehiring employees who were previously fired for misconduct  The IRS can freely spend money with no accountability  Nearly 1,600 IRS employees were delinquent on their taxes (Coincidence? We think not.) The IRS …

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Enough is Enough: House votes to hold IRS accountable

COMMUNICATIONS • April 21, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed four Internal Revenue Service reform bills. “Today, the House took action to give the American people peace of mind and confidence to live their lives,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Families and job creators in every corner of this country are frustrated by …

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Noem, Smith Call to Simplify Tax Code, Hold IRS Accountable

Communications • April 19, 2016

Are you feeling a little lighter today? So are we, but it’s not because we chose the salad over pizza for lunch.  As Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) puts it, “all of Americans wallets are a little bit thinner” after filing taxes and, unfortunately, handing money over to the IRS. Earlier today, she and Rep. Jason Smith …

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No wonder people are frustrated

Communications • April 19, 2016

Republican Leadership Press Conference: April 19, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) U.S. Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD) U.S Representative Jason Smith (R-MO) Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Delivered: “With yesterday being Tax Day, we were all reminded that this is …

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(Un)happy Tax Day!

COMMUNICATIONS • April 18, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement reacting to “Tax Day.” “It may be a few days later than normal, but Tax Day is still one of the most frustrating days of the year,” said McMorris Rodgers. “Tax Day is our annual reminder of the clunky, outdated, complicated tax code …

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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 …

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McMorris Rodgers Celebrates Long Overdue Updates to Electronic Privacy

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 …

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Yoder Leads Effort to Update Email Privacy Laws

April 27, 2016

A lot has changed since 1986. Cabbage Patch Dolls have been replaced by Webkinz. We can now communicate in seconds with people around the world …

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McMorris Rodgers via Washington Post’s Outrage Machine: Wait time is up for VA fix

April 27, 2016

The following op-ed by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers may be read online via the Washington Post’s Outrage Machine. House GOP Conference Chair …

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Reflecting a 21st Century America

April 27, 2016

Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference: April 27, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference …

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McMorris Rodgers’ Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Turkey

February 17, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey: “There were innocent …

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