Speaker's Blog

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

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