Earlier today, I was proud to honor the legacy of my dear friend and colleague, the late Representative Jackie Walorski, by helping pass legislation we worked on together to support women and children at every stage of life.
Jackie lived every day to the fullest, and she served selflessly in the People’s House in the hopes of helping every person do the same, no matter the challenges they faced. This legislation will make a real difference for mothers and children across our country, and I could not think of anything that would make Jackie happier.
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 […]