Speaker's Blog

February in Photos

February 28, 2015

Bill signings. Dignitary meetings. Gold Medal Ceremonies. These are just a few of the things that come up during an average week for the Speaker of the House.  But then again, there really is no such thing as an average week for the Speaker.   In between some of these big moments, there are also lots of smaller ones.  Hallway conversations.  Team field trips.  Handshakes with grateful parents.  Below, in these photos from February, you'll see both types of moments - big and small.   Read More

Weekly Address: Make College More Affordable & Easier to Plan

February 28, 2015

In this week’s Republican address, Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) talks about a new bipartisan bill that will help middle-class families by expanding 529 college savings plans – the same plans the president tried to tax. Read More

Weekly Republican Address: President Obama Should Back Bipartisan College Savings Plan

February 27, 2015

Together, let’s make sure that 529 plans will be there for middle-class families for years to come. Read More

Speaker Boehner Mourns the Passing of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh

February 27, 2015

The death of this fine priest is a loss for us all. Read More

Speaker Boehner Invites President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan to Address Congress

February 27, 2015

This joint address presents an important opportunity to hear from the newly-elected President on how the United States can continue to work together to promote our shared goals and reaffirms our commitment to the Afghan people. Read More