Speaker's Blog

Focusing on Jobs & Solutions to Empower All Americans

July 30, 2014

Continuing our focus on jobs, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today led a press conference outside the Capitol to highlight Republicans’ solutions to empower Americans at work and at home. Read More

Key Facts on House Border Bill

July 30, 2014

The House will instead take up border legislation this week that includes critical policy reforms and targeted funding aligned with the recommendations of the House’s border security working group... Read More

In God We Trust

July 30, 2014

On July 30, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the law that made “In God We Trust” the official motto of the United States of America.  It also mandated that the phrase be printed on all U.S. currency, including paper.  And in November 2011, the House passed H. Con. Res 13, a bipartisan bill that reaffirmed “In God We Trust” as our nation’s official motto. Read More

Obama Abandons Border Crisis Solution, Republicans Step Up

July 29, 2014

House Republicans plan to vote this week on legislation that will specifically and responsibly target resources. Read More

On the House Floor: Improving VA Access & Accountability

July 29, 2014

Here’s a look at what’s in the bill, and how it will help ensure our nation’s heroes receive the care they need and the benefits they have earned... Read More