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House GOP Leaders Launch American Values Agenda

June 26, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican leaders today unveiled the American Values Agenda, a list of freedom-based legislative initiatives expected to move through the House in the coming weeks and months. The American Values Agenda complements the broader House Republican agenda that was unveiled by GOP leaders back in March. Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Freedom to Display the American Flag Act

June 26, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on H.R. 42, the Freedom to Display the American Flag Act, sponsored by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD): “Every American should have the right to display the American flag on one’s own residential property.  As we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, it is important that we remember the principle of freedom upon which our nation was founded. Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Line Item Veto

June 21, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed the Legislative Line Item Veto Act (H.R. 4890): “The line item veto represents another effort by House Republicans to bring greater transparency, accountability, and common-sense spending restraint to the federal budget process. Read More

GOP Leaders Announce "Statement of Principles" On Border Security, Opposition to Troubling Reid-Kennedy Proposals

June 21, 2006

Today, House Republicans announced a set of five principles to be reflected in immigration reform legislation.  Republicans want to enact a strong bill that secures our borders and puts a premium on strict enforcement of our immigration laws.  The goal is to send a bill to President Bush that reflects these principles: Read More

SMART MONEY: LINE ITEM VETO ANOTHER GOP EFFORT TO REIN IN WASTEFUL SPENDING

June 20, 2006

While House Republicans continue to make strides in exercising fiscal restraint, tomorrow the House will consider a key legislative component of the “Spring Cleaning” project, the Legislative Line Item Veto Act (H.R. 4890). Introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the line item veto reform aims to root out wasteful and unnecessary spending. Read More

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