House leaders, officers, and staff gathered in the Rayburn Room yesterday to honor chief administrative officer Dan Strodel, who announced his retirement last month after more than 28 years of federal service. Appointed CAO in 2010, Strodel has been responsible for overseeing a wide range of House operations, including the institution’s finances. On his watch, the House has earned
At his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the dozens of jobs bills passed by the House that remain stalled in the Democratic-led Senate.
The House Republican Conference is out with a new batch of ObamaCare stories they’ve received from around the country. “I am just an average American,” says one man whose premiums have gone up and policy will be canceled. “If I am hurting, how are the other millions doing?”
"The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act is a good bipartisan bill that will help us better understand, fight, and end the diseases and disorders that affect our children, and I hope the Senate will act on it in short order."
One of the most important facts about the budget agreement reached by Chairmen Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) is that it actually keeps the Budget Control Act’s savings intact while replacing one-time spending cuts with smarter reforms to mandatory spending programs that will produce real, lasting savings.