Speaker's Blog

On CNN, Boehner Talks Medicare, U.S.-Israel Relationship, Iran Nuclear Talks, & More

March 29, 2015

The agreement that we came to, it’ll strengthen Medicare, make it easier for patients to find doctors, and a fairer way of paying doctors for the services that they render Read More

House Votes to Strengthen Medicare: What They’re Saying

March 27, 2015

This week, Speaker Boehner led the House in passing “a big win for the American people,” a bill that strengthens Medicare, saves money for taxpayers, and improves health care for seniors. Notably, the legislation also represents the first real entitlement reform in decades. Here’s how it’s being reported: Read More

CBO Confirms Permanent Doc Fix Saves Taxpayers Money, Bends Cost Curve

March 25, 2015

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that H.R. 2, bipartisan legislation to strengthen Medicare and permanently repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), will save taxpayers money and put the nation’s budget on a more sustainable path.  Here are two main takeaways: Read More

Support Grows for Reforms to Strengthen Medicare

March 25, 2015

Yesterday, Speaker Boehner applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that will strengthen Medicare and establish the most significant structural entitlement reform in nearly two decades, saying: Read More

“Political Manifesto” vs. Pro-Growth Balanced Budget

March 24, 2015

House Republicans will vote on a much different plan this week: a pro-growth, balanced budget that reins in excessive spending, enacts real entitlement reform, helps our economy, and puts us on a more sustainable fiscal path. Read More