Speaker's Blog

Americans Prefer Republicans on the Economy & Jobs

October 20, 2014

In the House, Republicans have consistently made the American people’s priorities our priorities.  We’ve done it by passing more than 45 jobs bills that remain stuck in in Harry Reid’s dysfunctional, do-nothing Senate.  We’ve done it by offering real solutions and working to find common ground on initiatives to, among other examples, reform our workforce developm Read More

The House’s Response to the Ebola Outbreak

October 16, 2014

Here is a list of actions the House and its committees have taken to assist and assess the government's response to the Ebola outbreak. Read More

Democrats Like ObamaCare, & They’re Going to Force You to Keep It

October 16, 2014

Confronted by a steel plant worker in Indiana who has seen his health care premiums increase dramatically, President Obama blamed him for not “shopping effectively enough,” essentially insulting his intelligence. Read More

The Facts About Funding for the Fight Against Ebola

October 16, 2014

Contrary to political claims being made by some, the Republican-led House of Representatives has acted decisively and consistently when it comes to efforts to combat the deadly disease... Read More

Boehner: Travel Ban Should Be Considered by President as Ebola Crisis Worsens

October 15, 2014

“Oversight efforts will continue, and the House stands ready to act if it becomes clear legislation is needed to ensure the threat is countered aggressively and effectively.” Read More