I don’t need to emphasize to you how dangerous this is. Gas stoves are absolutely critical to Eastern Washington families, many of which depend on them as a lifeline during severe weather related-power outages. Not to mention their affordability!
The good news is that we are taking action to protect these appliances by advancing legislation called the Save Our Gas Stoves Act to the full Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill is simple: It prohibits the U.S. Department of Energy from banning gas stoves.
On top of that, we passed two other bills to increase energy reliability and security, including:
I’m looking forward to ushering all three of these important bills through our full committee and getting them on to the House Floor for a vote. Each one is important to American energy security, so I’ll be sure to keep you updated on our progress.
McMorris Rodgers Introduces Bill Expanding Service Opportunities for Disability Community
Washington, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) reintroduced the Hannah Cvancara Service Act (H.R. 7405) to empower individuals with a non-service-connected amputation to serve the United States Armed Forces as medical personnel. This legislation was inspired by Hannah Cvancara, a Spokane resident who suffered a childhood amputation that disqualified her from serving […]
McMorris Rodgers, Cantwell Applaud Approval of Disaster Declaration for Spokane County Following Devastating Wildfires
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Joe Biden declared that a major disaster exists in Spokane County and ordered federal assistance to supplement recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Gray Fire and the Oregon Road Fire in August 2023. After the announcement, Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) […]
McMorris Rodgers Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Block President Biden’s LNG Export Ban, Unleash American Energy
Washington D.C. – Today, Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) helped the House of Representatives pass the Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act (H.R. 7176) to reverse President Biden’s American liquified natural gas (LNG) export ban. She released the following statement after the vote: “The President’s decision to impose a ban on new permits […]