The following is an op-ed written by Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) published in the Spokesman-Review on Sunday, October 24, 2021. One unwanted word for 2021: inflation. Couples are sitting around the table after putting the kids to sleep, trying to figure out how to stretch their paycheck a few more days. Families […]
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Fighting to Fix a Broken System
You may have heard that a new psychiatric facility opened at Mann-Grandstaff this month. This is great news for veterans in our community trying to access the mental health services they need to overcome the invisible scars of serving our country. While I’m excited about the difference this unit can make, I’m concerned by the […]
McMorris Rodgers, Bost Introduce Legislation Freezing VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization System
Washington, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Bost (IL-02) introduced the VA Electronic Health Record Modernization Improvement Act. This legislation would immediately freeze the rollout of Oracle Cerner’s electronic health record modernization (EHRM) system to any additional facilities until significant improvements are made to prevent […]
McMorris Rodgers Brings Eastern Washington to the Energy and Commerce Committee, Gavels In as Chair
Washington, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) gaveled in the Energy and Commerce Committee this morning for the first time as chair. She is the first woman to lead the committee since its creation in 1795. As Eastern Washington’s voice in the People’s House, Cathy is committed to bringing the 5th District […]