Speaker's Blog

VIDEO: A Christmas Poem

December 18, 2014

  Twas the end of the 113th when the countdown began. The new American Congress would soon be at hand.   Time to take on the tough issues, like taxes and spending. The gridlock in the Senate may finally be ending.   Reform is needed, from home in Ohio to here on Capitol Hill,  But not by executive order.  But instead, by bill.   Read More

Boehner: House on Track to Save Taxpayers $2.1 Trillion

December 11, 2014

In fact, we’ve now reduced overall discretionary spending some $176 billion since the 2010 fiscal year. And over the 10-year window, we’re on track to save taxpayers nearly $2.1 trillion. Read More

Boehner on Immigration & the New American Congress

December 11, 2014

Of course, the opportunity to serve the American people is always humbling; it’s even more so at a time when our country faces such great challenges. Read More

House Plan Sets Up GOP to Fight Obama Executive Amnesty with Dual Majorities

December 10, 2014

Without a threat of a government shutdown, this sets up a direct challenge to the president’s unilateral actions on immigration when we have new majorities in both chambers of Congress. Read More

Behind-the-scenes video: the 9/11 Congressional Gold Medals

December 09, 2014

Earlier this year, leaders of the House and Senate gathered – along with more than 700 Americans — in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol to honor the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor that Congress can bestow. Read More