Speaker's Blog

President Must Press Senate Democrats to Act on Jobs Bills

July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – At a press conference with Republican leaders today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) kept the pressure on President Obama to do his part to break the logjam in the Democratic-controlled Senate, where dozens of House-passed jobs bills are collecting dust.  Following are excerpts of Boehner’s remarks:   “House Republicans have made the American people’s priorities our priorities. Read More

Dems Using Our Lines; Maybe They’ll Embrace Our Ideas Too

July 23, 2014

Surely this would be a better use of time than searching for a message to freshen up a stale agenda. Read More

There She Is, Miss America

July 23, 2014

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, stopped by the Speaker’s office yesterday. Read More

Top 10 Bipartisan Jobs Bills Blocked by Senate Democrats

July 22, 2014

Instead of focusing on things like restricting religious freedom, the Democrats who run the Senate should follow the House’s lead and pass these jobs bills. Read More

Bipartisan Jobs Bill Becomes Law; More Work to Do

July 22, 2014

"This is just getting government out of the way so our workers can get ahead." Read More