“Open doors for our children that unleash their talents and passions to prepare them for the best career possible”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) voted to put students first. The conference report for the Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177) passed the House with strong bipartisan support, 359-64. McMorris Rodgers released the following statement:
“Every child should have an equal opportunity to get a great education. Today, we finally sent a replacement for No Child Left Behind to the President’s desk that will open doors for our children that unleash their talents and passions to prepare them for the best future possible.
“America is the land of opportunity. This is a country where no matter where you come from, no matter your walk of life, you can make your dreams come true. And often it starts with an education from great teachers at great schools. The bill we passed puts students first and rolls back broken bureaucratic mandates.
“We’re empowering State and local leaders to make the best decisions for students in their communities, rather than one-size-fits-all programs from Washington D.C.”
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 […]