Speaker's Blog

A Plan to Protect & Expand College Savings

January 29, 2015

While the White House still thinks taxing college savings is a good idea, Republicans are committed to expanding 529 plans and rewarding responsibility. Read More

Background on Invitation to Prime Minister Netanyahu

January 28, 2015

Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted Speaker Boehner’s invitation to address a joint meeting of Congress.  In the days since, there have been questions regarding the nature and origin of the Speaker’s invitation. Read More

Boehner’s Interview on Fox News’ Special Report

January 28, 2015

"While the economy seems to be going a little bit better, the average American family isn’t seeing much improvement in their daily lives. Their prices are going up, and yet their salaries aren’t going up, and they’re being squeezed. The focus needs to be the economy and jobs.” Read More

Speaker Boehner Meets with Colombian Minister of Defense

January 28, 2015

This afternoon, Speaker Boehner met with the Minister of Defense of Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzon, in the U.S. Capitol. Read More

“Sure.” WH Says Tax Hike on Middle-Class College Savings Is Good Policy

January 28, 2015

You can’t make this up. The White House believes “middle-class economics” means squeezing the very families it says it’s trying to help.   Read More