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Leader Boehner Calls Attention to Possible Stem Cell Research Breakthrough

January 07, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today highlighted new research findings at Wake Forest and Harvard Medical Schools concluding that amniotic non-embryonic stem cells may offer the same research possibilities as stem cells obtained through the destruction of living human embryos. According to a news story in the Washington Post today (“Scientists See Potential in Amniotic Stem Cells,” Weiss, Rick, Pg. Read More

Boehner Announces House GOP Will Move to Prevent Rules Committee from Making It Easier to Raise Taxes

January 03, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on the motion to commit the Republicans will offer later today:“One of the most important reforms adopted 12 years ago when House Republicans began to fulfill the Contract with America was the adoption of House rules protecting American families against unfair tax hikes by Washington politicians. Read More

Boehner Supports Ethics & Earmark Reform Package

January 03, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the House adopted the ethics and earmark reform piece of H.Res. 6:“Republicans are committed to working with Democrats to restore trust between the American people and their elected leaders. Read More

Boehner Speech on Opening Day of 110th Congress

January 03, 2007

OPENING DAY OF THE 110th CONGRESSJANUARY 4, 2007(Remarks as Prepared)Madame Speaker. . .Leader Hoyer. . .my distinguished colleagues: welcome. I’d particularly like to welcome our new colleagues. It is an honor and privilege to serve in this great institution, and I’d like to thank you in advance for the sacrifices and contributions you’ll make to this body. Read More