Speaker's Blog

Statue of Sen. Barry Goldwater To Be Dedicated Next Month

January 22, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced today that they will dedicate a statue of the late Barry M. Goldwater at a ceremony to be held on Wednesday, February 11 in National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol. Read More

Expanding Energy Infrastructure to Boost Jobs & Economic Growth

January 21, 2015

America’s energy boom has the potential to reset our economic foundation, lowering costs, creating jobs and raising wages for middle-class families. Read More

Speaker Boehner Invites Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Address Congress

January 21, 2015

"In this time of challenge, I am asking the Prime Minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life." Read More

Boehner Statement on the State of the Union Address

January 20, 2015

“Finding common ground is what the American people sent us here to do, but you wouldn’t know it from the president’s speech tonight. While veto threats and unserious proposals may make for good political theater, they will not distract this new American Congress from our focus on the people's priorities.” Read More

FULL TEXT: Sen. Joni Ernst Delivers the Republican Address to the Nation

January 20, 2015

“We heard the message you sent in November — loud and clear. And now we’re getting to work to change the direction Washington has been taking our country.” Read More