Speaker's Blog

April 16, 2014Video

Today in our country, there are more than four million job opportunities that are unfilled. A ‘skills gap’ is preventing our workers from getting the skills they need for the 21st century jobs they want. America isn’t working when our job training system hasn’t been updated since before the dot com bubble burst.

April 15, 2014Video

Speaker Boehner marked Tax Day by releasing a new “Stories from Ohio” video, in which he shares a letter from one of his constituents, Philip in Tipp City. Philip is retired now, and wrote to Boehner about an experience that many seniors are probably having at this time of year.

April 15, 2014General

A 19,000-square-foot canvas that has been making its way around the country picking up messages of support for the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will make its final stop Sunday at Fenway Park. Amid that sea of more than 70,000 signatures are those of House and Senate lawmakers, who added their names last month as part of a Capitol visit organized by Speaker Boehner.

April 15, 2014General

The UAE is an expanding market for American automobiles, military and civilian aircraft, and services - including law firms, accounting agencies, and financial services firms - as it increases its role as a regional hub for business.

April 14, 2014 Photo

Standing proudly in the Capitol’s Freedom Foyer is a bust of Lajos Kossuth, who issued the Hungarian Declaration of Independence on this day in 1849.