“I’m Proud to Work with the Chamber to Support Free Enterprise and Job Growth”
Washington, DC – Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, was honored today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and presented with their Spirit of Enterprise Award for supporting policies that will increase economic growth, job creation, and opportunity.
“I am proud to accept the Chamber’s Spirit of Enterprise Award,” said Representative McMorris Rodgers. “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is an outstanding leader for America’s business community, and I’ve enjoyed working with them on shared priorities, including lowering taxes, stopping harmful regulations, and removing trade barriers.”
“The Chamber applauds Representative McMorris Rodgers for supporting the private sector and job growth through these difficult times,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber. “She has demonstrated great courage and we commend her.”
Eligibility for the Chamber’s Spirit of Enterprise Award is based on how Members of Congress vote on key business issues. According to the Chamber’s scorecard, Representative McMorris Rodgers maintained an 80% rating last year and collectively holds an 87% ranking during her tenure in Congress.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.