Speaker's Blog

Leaders Announce Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Fallen Heroes of 9/11

July 31, 2014

Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 at a Capitol ceremony in September. Read More

Speaker Boehner Urges House to Defend the Constitution

July 30, 2014

“This isn’t about Republicans and Democrats. It is about defending the Constitution that we swore an oath to uphold, and acting decisively when it may be compromised.” Read More

VA Access & Accountability Bill One Step Closer to the President’s Desk

July 30, 2014

Much more work needs to be done to fix the widespread problems at the VA, and it’s going to require the president to outline a long-term plan for systemic VA reform. Read More

Boehner to Reid: House Will Reject Any Attempt to Add Immigration Reform to Border Bill

July 29, 2014

Such measures have no place in the effort to solve this crisis, and any attempt to exploit this crisis by adding such measures will run into a brick wall in the People’s House. Read More

A Fairer, Simpler Tax Code to Support Hardworking Families

July 25, 2014

"The child tax credit legislation we passed today supports working families by eliminating the marriage penalty and better aligning the credit with the higher costs parents face." Read More

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