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Aug 27, 2014

Higher Food Prices Set to Hit All Families


According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, this fall families all across the country will start to feel “sticker shock” – and we’re not talking about Obamacare. This spike in food costs has gotten so bad that it will hit Americans across the economic spectrum hard, experts report.

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Aug 27, 2014

As College Students Head Back to School, Youth Debt and Unemployment Remain High


Come September, America’s best and brightest will be heading back to college campuses to kick of the new school year. Unfortunately, they could be in a rude awakening after graduation when student loans come due. According to the Project on Student Debt, 7 in 10 college seniors who graduated last year had an average student…

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Aug 26, 2014

We Need a Long-Term Solution for the VA


A recently released IG report shows there are still 1,800 veterans in Phoenix who requested appointments but will have to wait at least 90 days for care. The President has a great opportunity here to work with Congress and enact long-term solutions for the VA’s problems.

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Aug 26, 2014

The Back to School Price Tag


With the economy still stuck in the mud and costs continuing to rise, it’s getting harder and harder to raise children. With kids starting to go back to school, the cost of education is on everybody’s mind. According to the Department of Agriculture, a middle-income family can now expect to pay over $245,000 to raise…

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Aug 25, 2014

Back to School Choice


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As kids across America prepare to head back to school this week, their fresh faces and eagerness to learn remind us all of the transformative power of education. Good schools and hardworking students fuel the American Dream each and every generation.

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Aug 22, 2014

Our Economy Needs More Than Optimistic Rhetoric From The President


A strong and vibrant economy that is filled with opportunity doesn’t come from government mandates or regulations. Nor does it come just because the President says it will. Policies that empower the individual, embrace competition, and encourage job creation are the surest ways to break free from a stagnant economic recovery leaving too many Americans stuck

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Aug 21, 2014

Leader McCarthy on California and the Nation


Earlier this month, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sat down for an extended interview with the Hoover Institution’s Peter Robinson sponsored by Wall Street Journal Live. The 45-minute interview covered a lot of ground, from Leader McCarthy’s leadership style to his vision for a brighter and more prosperous American future. Here are a few highlights from the conversation.

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Aug 19, 2014

Is Healthcare.gov Secure? The Administration Won’t Say


The Associated Press reported today that the Obama administration refuses to tell the people about the security—or lack thereof—of Healthcare.gov. After the complete failure of the launch of Healthcare.gov last October, many Americans wondered if they could trust the online system with sensitive personal information like their social security numbers and home addresses.

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Aug 18, 2014

The VA Isn’t Fixed Just Yet


The VA reform bill signed by the President was a necessary and positive step forward, but more work must be done in order to create a truly modern VA that serves our veterans as they deserve.

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Aug 8, 2014

McCarthy Statement on ISIS


Bakersfield, CA - House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy released the following statement regarding American-led air strikes against ISIS:“With each passing day, an unchecked ISIS grows more powerful, increasing in territory it occupies and continuing to target and kill religious minorities and moderate Muslims. These actions have destabilized the entire region and have created the largest terrorist…