Speaker's Blog

The Business of Small Business

November 26, 2014

Small businesses are the core of America's economy, and Small Business Saturday offers a special reminder each year about the importance of supporting local businesses in your home community.  As a former small business owner himself, Speaker Boehner reflects on the role of government in helping small businesses succeed in this new, 28 second video. (Spoiler alert: it's to get out of the way.) Read More

Obama Administration’s Massive New Rule Puts Millions of American Jobs at Risk

November 26, 2014

If implemented, it would also undercut our ability to use America’s energy boom to reset our country’s economic foundation, revitalize manufacturing, and put more Americans back to work. Read More

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe

November 25, 2014

No matter what you make, or how you make it, Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours. It’s a beautiful thing that we have this day to reflect on how blessed we are to live in this great nation under God. Read More

President’s Unilateral Action Sets Stage for Another Surge of Illegal Immigration

November 25, 2014

On Wednesday last week, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered a blunt warning. “I’m concerned about the possibility of another rise in illegal migration,” he said, referring to the flood of unaccompanied minors that overwhelmed Border Patrol agents and caused a humanitarian crisis over the summer. Read More

Gold Medal Ceremony for WWII Civil Air Patrol Members Announced

November 25, 2014

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of members of the Civil Air Patrol whose valor and dedication saved countless lives during World War II. Read More