Rodgers: The Majority is Choosing a Path to Government Run Health Care
Washington, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered opening remarks during Tuesday’s Health Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act and the Left’s march toward socialized medicine. Her remarks focused on achievable solutions Republicans and Democrats should be working on to lower health care costs, not give the government more control in health care.
Excerpts and highlights from her remarks:
COMMITTEE HEALTH CARE WINS IN DECEMBER
“With the fast paced, partisan start to the year, I want to remind my colleagues how this committee worked together to...
Rodgers: For Our Economy to Boom Again, We Should be Lifting the Regulatory Burden
Washington, D.C. - House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered opening remarks at Monday’s full committee hearing on LIFT America Act which she said will “force a regulatory regime and higher costs on Americans who have struggled enough in the worst economic crisis in our lifetime.”
Remarks as prepared for delivery:
ON REBUILDING AMERICA’S BOOMING ECONOMY
“I’ll start by reflecting on what life was like before the pandemic. Our economy was booming. It was the hottest job market in half a century.
“After a decade of people asking, 'where are...
McKinley Remarks at Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Hearing on Securing America’s Energy Future
Washington, D.C.—House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader David McKinley delivered opening remarks at Thursday's hearing on securing America's energy future.
Excerpts and highlights from his remarks:
ON THE DEMOCRATS' CLEAN ENERGY PLAN
"During the Vietnam war an American general was paraphrased saying he had “to destroy the town to save it.” It reminds me of the motivation behind this proposal. The goal of the act is to decarbonize the U.S. Economy by 2050: Net-zero emissions in power sector by 2035, 80% by 2030.
"In so doing, we will...