McMorris Responds to the State of the Union Address

Dec 30, 2008

(Washington D.C.)  Congresswoman Cathy McMorris (WA-05) issued the following statement in response to President Bush’s State of the Union address:

“The President delivered an important message tonight. I was pleased to hear him address issues that are especially important to Eastern Washington, such as health information technology, energy independence, and the importance of spending tax payer dollars wisely. In Spokane, Inland Northwest Heath Services has developed a national model for the use of electronic medical records and health information technology has huge potential to save money within our health care system. It is important that we continue to look for ways to reduce our independence on foreign oil through conservation and explore new technologies, such as biodiesel. Finally, we must practice fiscal responsibility and eliminate government waste.”

Recent Posts

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) […]

Feb 15, 2024

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 […]