Speaker's Blog

Bucshon's Labor Day Tribute & Pledge to America’s Workers

August 30, 2014

“My dad spent 35 years as a UMWA coal miner in my hometown of Kincaid, Illinois.  He was proud of the work he did every day and rightly so,” Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) says in this week’s Republican address, which serves as a tribute to America’s workers and a pledge to keep doing all we can to bring jobs home and build a stronger economy.  Read More

The Monkey in the Room

August 26, 2014

As shown in the pictures below, the monkey is the second most photographed subject in H-232, aside from Speaker Boehner himself.  It all started in the fall of 2011, when Speaker Boehner joked in an interview that some days he felt like a windup toy because his jam-packed scheduled kept him so busy. Read More

Introducing The New Speaker.gov/JOBS

August 06, 2014

The to-do list is a website – Speaker.gov/JOBS – which we’ve re-launched with a clean and clutter-free look to better serve Americans asking ‘where are the jobs?’ Read More

Our Solutions: Lowering Costs, Expanding Opportunity, & Helping More Americans Find Work

July 31, 2014

There are 40 bills gathering dust in the United States Senate, waiting on Democrats to act, all of which would help create more jobs in our country. Read More

Boehner: More Unilateral Actions Will Cement Legacy of Lawlessness

July 31, 2014

Let me just be clear: Such action would create an even greater incentive for more illegal crossings and make the crisis at our border even worse. That would be a grave mistake. Read More