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Herrera Beutler Expresses Hope That Common Ground Can Be Found on Immigration Reform & Border Security

By on May 4, 2021 in Featured News, News
Herrera Beutler Expresses Hope That Common Ground Can Be Found on Immigration Reform & Border Security

WASHINGTON, DC — In remarks before a virtual meeting of The Ripon Society, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-3) expressed hope that Republicans and Democrats can reach agreement on immigration reform and border security.

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A Conversation About Race in America

By on April 29, 2021 in Featured News, News
A Conversation About Race in America

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a virtual discussion with two veterans of the nonprofit world who have launched a series of workshops intended to spur an honest conversation about race in America.

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Emmer Calls on Congress to Pass Abby Honold Act

By on April 26, 2021 in Featured News, News
Emmer Calls on Congress to Pass Abby Honold Act

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer appeared before a virtual meeting of The Ripon Society to discuss bipartisan legislation he has authored to reform the way sexual assaults are reported in America.

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“I hope you’re going to see people work in a bipartisan fashion on behalf of the American people, because that’s how we get the best work done.”

By on April 19, 2021 in Featured News, News
“I hope you’re going to see people work in a bipartisan fashion on behalf of the American people, because that’s how we get the best work done.”

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a virtual discussion this past Thursday with U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon & Victoria Spartz, who discussed the challenges facing the people they represent & their key priorities on Capitol Hill.

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Meyer Sees Opportunity for Bipartisan Cooperation if Majority Focuses on Policy, not Politics

By on April 13, 2021 in Featured News, News
Meyer Sees Opportunity for Bipartisan Cooperation if Majority Focuses on Policy, not Politics

WASHINGTON, DC — Dan Meyer, who serves as the Chief of Staff to the U.S. House Republican Leader, spoke to The Ripon Society about the potential for bipartisan cooperation on a plan to strengthen America’s infrastructure.

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“We can get something that gets 60, 70, or 80 votes in the Senate, but only if they’re willing to negotiate.”

By on April 12, 2021 in Featured News, News
“We can get something that gets 60, 70, or 80 votes in the Senate, but only if they’re willing to negotiate.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks before a virtual meeting of The Ripon Society, top Senate GOP Leadership aide Nick Rossi discussed the prospect that Congress could reach agreement on a plan to strengthen America’s infrastructure.

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“Dare Mighty Things… I think that’s what this mission is all about.”

By on March 27, 2021 in Featured News, News
“Dare Mighty Things… I think that’s what this mission is all about.”

WASHINGTON, DC — With the Perseverance Rover continuing to make history as it explores the surface of Mars, The Ripon Society hosted a virtual discussion this past Wednesday with Frank Lucas and Matt Wallace, two leaders who are critical to the mission’s – and the U.S. Space Program’s – success.

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Ripon Society Pays Tribute to John Topping

By on March 26, 2021 in Featured News, News
Ripon Society Pays Tribute to John Topping

WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, March 9, The Ripon Society lost a founding member and past President of the organization when John Topping Jr. of Bethesda, Maryland passed away at the age of 78.

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“We need to make sure people have the kind of quality of life that they want in small towns.”

By on March 22, 2021 in Featured News, News
“We need to make sure people have the kind of quality of life that they want in small towns.”

WASHINGTON, DC — In remarks to The Ripon Society, Minnesota Representatives Pete Stauber & Michelle Fischbach pointed to police reform and rural development as priorities for Congress to address this year.

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Scott Touts Success of Opportunity Zones

By on March 19, 2021 in Featured News, News
Scott Touts Success of Opportunity Zones

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a virtual discussion on Tuesday with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), who spoke in particular about creating opportunities for Americans across the country.

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