Speaker's Blog

Working Together to Balance the Budget for the American People

May 05, 2015

Now, four months into the new Congress, Republican majorities in the House and Senate worked together to pass the first joint 10-year balanced budget in 14 years. Read More

Progress on Expanding College Savings

May 05, 2015

Last week, we got one step closer to making it easier for families to plan and pay for college. Read More

The Top 5 Photos from April

May 05, 2015

From the Middle East to NYC to the U.S. Capitol, these are the top photos from the Speaker's Office for April of 2015. Read More

Obama Administration Oversees Big Decline in American Energy Production on Federal Lands

May 04, 2015

With the exception of his speech at the Florida Everglades last week, President Obama likes to tell virtually every crowd that “America is number one in oil and gas” production. He’s right – but to borrow his line from 2012, he didn’t build that. A new, nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) report reveals that from 2010 to 2014: Read More