My 7th bill of the year is heading to the president’s desk to be signed into law. Great to join Speaker Paul Ryan as he signed #7, my Spurring Business in Communities Act. All of these bills make a real positive impact here in Eastern Washington.
As we celebrate the holidays with our families and loved ones, let’s remember that thousands of troops and their families spend the holidays apart. That’s why every year, I join the American Red Cross in writing holiday cards to our troops overseas to remind them that we are thinking of them and to thank them for their service to our great nation.
“U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is closing a historically productive session in Congress with the planned signing of a bill she sponsored intended to bring investment dollars to small businesses outside urban centers.”
We are making it a priority to reinvest in our nation’s infrastructure. That’s why I was proud this week to secure $20 million more in infrastructure grants specifically for Eastern Washington. These projects will bring jobs, economic growth, and revitalized roads and railways to our region. This marks more than $85 million in grant funding this
Today marks the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a day that President Roosevelt said will live in infamy. No matter how much time passes, we must always honor our nation’s Greatest Generation for carrying the burden of war and for their sacrifice.
Proud to see my 7th bill of the year head to the president’s desk to be signed into law. This bill will help support small business here in Eastern Washington by bringing Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) here to invest in our communities and our people. These are real results that will make a difference here in beautiful Eastern Washington.
Let me wish all my friends a most Happy Hanukkah! The miracle of Hanukkah came when the lamps in the Temple shone for eight days – but that wasn’t possible until the people had the courage and determination to stand up for their freedom. From my family to yours, I’m wishing you joy and peace as you celebrate Hanukkah this year. Chag Sameach!
The Moscow-Pullman Daily News is just flat wrong about this issue. This bill respects science. The scientists they are referring to, like those at the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, have already said they believe the gray wolf should be federally delisted. In fact, President Obama’s federal fish and wildlife director himself (a
I agree! Our quality of life in Spokane and Eastern Washington is what makes our area so great. That’s why it’s my goal to work every day to make sure our children and grandchildren can continue to enjoy that great quality of life!
Eastern Washington knows better how to manage our land and wildlife than someone sitting in a cubicle in Washington, D.C. That’s why I am proud to support this legislation to return local decision-making and delist the gray wolf.
Tax reform is creating jobs and helping small businesses → “At least 100 manufacturers have built new facilities, purchased new equipment, hired new employees, and invested in current employees through bonuses and benefit increases. Each has cited tax cuts as the reason for their actions.”
My focus is, and always has been, on getting results for you and your families in Eastern Washington. This Congress, I’ve worked to pass 10 bills in the House, and 6 of these bipartisan bills have been signed into law. As a result:
✔ People with ALS and other degenerative diseases have permanent access to speech-generating devices under Medicare.
In addition to growing the economy, I made it a top priority to rebuild our military and care for our veterans. As a result:
✅ Our troops received the biggest pay raise in nearly a decade.
✅ We bolstered our military with 200,000 additional troops.
✅ I helped secure 12 more tankers for Fairchild Air Force Base.
✅ The VA was given the largest