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Members Join Local and Federal Officials for Recovery and Relief TourWASHINGTON - To learn about Puerto Rico’s ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria’s devastation last fall, Republican Main Street Partnership led an educational visit to San Juan last week. Members

  WASHINGTON – The Republican Main Street Partnership has added nine new members to its growing group of representatives from across the country who are committed to delivering real results to American families. Representatives Mike Coffman (CO-06), John Curtis (UT-03),

Republican Main Street Partnership Statement on Rep. Tiberi’s Retirement WASHINGTON – Republican Main Street President and CEO Sarah Chamberlain released the following statement today after Representative Pat Tiberi announced his retirement from Congress, effective January 2018: “For more than 15

Republican Main Street Partnership Statement in Support of New Tax Reform Framework Reform Will Boost the Middle Class, Unleash Economic Potential for Small Businesses and Promote Job Creation WASHINGTON, D.C.– Following the release of a new tax reform framework by

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    Statement on Formation of Republican Main Street Congressional Caucus   New Main Street Caucus to Advance Principles and Priorities Echoed by Republican Main Street Partnership Members  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sarah Chamberlain, President and CEO of the Republican Main

Earlier this year, Main Street member Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick introduced a Resolution to make March 21st “Rosie the Riveter Day.” This resolution will officially honor the amazing contributions women made to the war effort in the 1940’s. This week he

Americans are sick of the partisan gridlock in Congress. Main Street Republicans are committed to moving legislation to help American families. Already this year, our members have sponsored 17 pieces of legislation that have passed the House or Senate and

Every day over one hundred Americans die of a drug-related overdose. Increasingly more and more of these fatalities are caused by extremely potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil. A report by the CDC found that opioid overdoses took the

Thanks to the support of Johnson & Johnson, the Republican Main Street Partnership’s Welcome Reception at the RNC in Cleveland was a huge success!  Guests enjoyed a spectacular evening at the Shoreby Club with spectacular views of the sunset over

Published December 18, 2015 WASHINGTON – The Main Street Partnership’s President, Sarah Chamberlain today made the following statement after the House of Representatives and Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act to fund the government through fiscal year 2016: “Today’s votes

Published December 16, 2015 53 GOP House Members Voted Against 21st Century Cures; But Voted for NIH Funding in 2013 WASHINGTON – During the government shutdown in 2013, Harry Reid famously responded to a question from a reporter about National Institutes

Published December 3, 2015 WASHINGTON – The Main Street Partnership Chairman and former Congressman Steve LaTourette (R-OH) made the following statement on House passage of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 22 – Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act:  “By passing

Published December 2, 2015 Main Street Applauds Education Reform Bill WASHINGTON – The Main Street Partnership President Sarah Chamberlain today made the following statement after House Passage of the S. 117, the Conference Report to replace No Child Left Behind: “Today’s

WASHINGTON – President of the Main Street Partnership, Sarah Chamberlain, made the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan named Main Street member Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) as Vice-Chair of the Joint Economic Committee: “With rising health care costs, low

Published November 23, 2015     Main Street’s Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) just delivered the Republican Party’s weekly address. Speaking from the hearing room of the House Homeland Security Committee on which she serves, Rep. McSally called on President Obama

Published November 17, 2015 Last Friday’s attacks in Paris are going to change a lot of things. The air is leaking out of President Obama’s strategy for confronting the terrorist entity known variously as ISIS, ISIL, or the Islamic State.

Published November 17, 2015 In Case You Missed It… H.R. 1694, the Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act, passed the House today thanks to Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick’s (R-PA) sponsorship of the bill. H.R. 1694 improves contracting opportunities for veteran

Published November 17, 2015 In Case You Missed It… Main Street Passes 9 Bills Through House H.R. 1073, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, passed the House by voice vote yesterday thanks to Rep. Paul Cook’s (R-CA) co-sponsorship of the legislation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2015 CONTACT: Larry Farnsworth (202) 393-4353 [email protected] WASHINGTON – The Main Street Partnership Chairman and former Congressman Steve LaTourette (R-OH) made the following statement on House passage of amendments to the federal highway bill, also known

Published November 4, 2015 Reps. Ryan Costello (R-PA), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Mimi Walters (R-CA), and John Katko (R-NY) after passage of the STRR Act through the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Today, Main Street is helping

Published October 21, 2015 WASHINGTON –  The Main Street Partnership’s President, former Congressman Steve LaTourette and Chief Operating Officer Sarah Chamberlain today made the following joint statement applauding Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) willingness to serve as Speaker of the United States

Published October 16, 2015 Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), head of the House Freedom Caucus, recently told reporters that the extreme right group originally intended to call itself the “Reasonable Nut Job Caucus.” They didn’t allow some members of Congress into

Full story in Politico By: Anna Palmer Published October 14, 2015 The moderate Main Street Partnership appears to be an exception in its willingness to voice support for Ryan, who has made clear he doesn’t want the job but would

Published October 13, 2015 On Friday we saw the limits of what the anti-governing wing of the Republican Party can accomplish. House Republicans left town without electing a new speaker. There are enough extreme-right members of the Freedom Caucus —

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (202) 393-4353 October 5, 2015 Main Street Partnership Hails Passage of Bill to Lift Antiquated Oil Export Ban (Washington, DC) – Main Street Partnership (MSP) today hailed passage in the House of H.R. 702. This bill

Published October 1, 2015 Today the House of Representatives passed the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act, sponsored by Main Street’s Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA). The bill is a response to the Obama administration’s recent nuclear deal with Iran.

Published September 29, 2015 Yesterday, Rep. Martha McSally’s (R-AZ) Border Jobs for Veterans Act passed the House unanimously. H.R. 2835 actively recruits members of the Armed Forces who are separating from military service to serve as Customs and Border Protection Officers.

Main Street’s Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) is a three-term representative from Indiana’s 9th District who has recently announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Rep. Young was at one time an adjunct professor at Indiana University’s School of

President Obama signaled Wednesday he’s prepared to sign a bipartisan deal on Medicare emerging in Congress. “I’ve got my pen ready to sign a good bipartisan bill,” the president said during a speech at the White House. “I love when

More GOP House members must defend Democratic-friendly districts. About a week after the Republican midterm romp, nearly 20 soon-to-be House GOP freshmen huddled for a private lunch on the third floor of the Capitol Hill Club. The mood was jubilant:

HOUSE PREVIEW: Control of the House of Representatives is not in question, indeed there is almost unanimity among election watchers that Republicans will not only hold the House but actually increase their margin.  The question, of course, is how many

Full story: POLITICO The Senate on Wednesday narrowly advanced an emergency funding measure to respond to the influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southern border that has triggered a humanitarian crisis. And that wasn’t even the hard part. Despite

The GOP starts to offer Americans a better alternative. The Affordable Care Act appears to be misfiring in every imaginable way, and Democrats are having second thoughts about serving as human shields for White House ineptitude. If they really want

From The New York Times:   By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JIM RUTENBERG WASHINGTON — When Republican leaders in Congress agreed to raise taxes on the wealthy last week, it left the increasingly fractured and feuding party unified on perhaps only one point:

Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack serves as Chairman of the influential U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade and is widely recognized as a national leader on privacy issues and a global champion of Internet

Congresswoman Judy Biggert (R-IL) A lifelong Illinois resident, U.S. Representative Judy Biggert combines a wealth of experience as a legislator, lawyer, and community leader to serve the residents of Illinois’ 13th Congressional District.  Before her election to Congress in 1998,

Statement of Former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) (Washington, D.C.) –   “On this morning 11 years ago, our world changed forever.  Terrorists, committed to destroying our way of life, took the lives

Statement of former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) (Washington, D.C.) – Tonight, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney formally accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for President.  In response, former U.S. Rep. Amory F.

Statement of former US Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former US Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)                                                                        (Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would extend the tax relief of 2001 and 2003, legislation that would protect

Local pipe manufacturer and Ohio job creator Arnie Kaufman — President of Woodhill Supply Inc. — discusses the devastating effects President Barack Obama’s tax hikes will have on family-owned manufacturers like Woodhill Supply. Before the August recess, House Republicans plan

Voters can help cure poisonous partisanship By Tom Davis, Published: April 19 Much has been written in recent months about the future of the Republican Party, as “conservative” Rick Santorum proved popular among many primary voters against “centrist” Mitt Romney. This

From Politico, late last night the House passed the CR… Funding bill passes; conflict looms By: David Rogers and John Bresnahan September 22, 2011 08:32 PM EDT Working past midnight, the Republican House narrowly approved a stopgap spending bill to

From CQ on-line today: Super Committee Lacks Consensus on Carrying Out Tax Overhaul By Frances Symes, CQ Staff Although the Joint Deficit Reduction Committee’s members are expressing near unanimous support for overhauling the tax code, the dozen lawmakers have significantly

 From this morning’s Politico: Reversing their past rhetoric, House Republicans are actively considering plans to bundle the 12 annual appropriations bills into a single omnibus package that meets spending targets set in the August budget accord and can be enacted