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Boehner Praises Passage of Legislation to Support Children’s Hospitals

September 27, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised House approval of the Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5574), which is now ready to head to the President for his signature. Boehner released the following statement:“Children’s hospitals are a critical source of quality health care for our nation’s children, and this bill will allow us to continue to make important advances to ensure children of today and tomorrow have the best medical care possible. Read More

Boehner: After Senate Approval, House Expects to Send Terrorist Tribunal Legislation to the President’s Desk Tomorrow

September 27, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised Senate passage of the Military Commissions Act (S. 3930), legislation that preserves the national security program for detaining and interrogating terrorists and authorizes military tribunals to bring suspected terrorists to justice. An identical bill (H.R. 6166) passed the House yesterday by a vote of 253-168. Tomorrow, the House is expected to approve the Senate bill and send it to the President’s desk for his signature. Read More

Boehner: Terrorist Surveillance Program Must Continue to Keep America Safe

September 27, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised House passage of the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act (H.R. 5825), legislation to authorize Presidents Bush’s terrorist surveillance program. The measure was introduced by Rep. Heather Wilson (R-NM). Boehner issued the following statement:“A large majority of Americans strongly support the Terrorist Surveillance Program because it represents a common sense weapon in the fight against terrorism. Read More