Speaker's Blog

Speeding Natural Gas Exports to Advance Our Economic & Security Interests

January 28, 2015

Exporting more of our natural gas would create an estimated 45,000 jobs in America, while reducing Europe’s dependence on Vladimir Putin’s hostile regime. Read More

“You Can Change The Face Of Education”

January 28, 2015

“Education ought to be the civil right of the 21st century – and you have the power to make it happen. Believe it. I have faith in you, and frankly, I’m counting on all of you.” Read More

Boehner: President Obama Should Now Support Bipartisan Bill to Expand, Not Tax College Savings Plans

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement in response to reports that President Obama will withdraw his proposed tax on 529 college savings plans.   Read More

Boehner: Sex Trafficking is a Horrific Crime and Must Be Ended

January 27, 2015

We must do everything we can to protect our innocent youth, ensure victims of this crime have the support they need to rebuild their lives, and boost law enforcement resources to target criminals in the sex trade. Read More

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