Speaker's Blog

Republicans Offer Health Care Americans Want (Boehner Op-Ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer)

November 06, 2009

Republicans are offering a step-by-step, common-sense approach to health care reform - an altogether better solution than the 2,032-page government takeover of health care being pushed through Congress by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.We’ve introduced a bill to lower costs, and increased access to high-quality care - a bill the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has confirmed will lower premiums by up to 10 percent, without imposing tax increases on families and small businesses. Read More

Rep. Paul Ryan Explains How Pelosi Care Will Destroy Small Business Jobs

November 06, 2009

Appearing on CNBC's The Kudlow Report this evening, House Budget Committee Ranking Republican Paul Ryan (R-WI) explained how Speaker Pelosi's 2,032-page government takeover of health care will saddle small businesses with crushing mandates and punitive new taxes, increase rather than decrease health expenditures over time, and add at least a $1.3 trillion burden on the American middle class over the next ten years. Read More

States Rise Up Against Speaker Pelosi’s Government Takeover of Health Care

November 06, 2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is proposing a 2,032-page government takeover of health care that will take power away from states, add to the burden of state budgets through a massive unfunded expansion of the Medicaid program, and add at least a $1.3 trillion burden on the American middle class over the next 10 years.   At time when the national unemployment rate is at 10.2 percent, Pelosi Care will saddle small business and entrepreneurs - the engine of job creation in America - with "roughly $730 billio Read More

Health Care Bill Will Destroy Jobs (Boehner Op-Ed on AOL.com)

November 05, 2009

The federal government reported today that thousands of Americans lost their jobs last month. Earlier this year, President Obama presented the trillion dollar "stimulus" to the American people as a plan that would put people back to work immediately, but since it became law, our economy has lost more than 3 million jobs.Now, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Democrats are getting ready to pass a 2,032-page, $1.3 trillion government takeover of health care that would destroy millions more jobs. Read More

Speaker Pelosi’s Government Takeover of Health Care is Causing a Rebellion

November 05, 2009

Today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) joined Mark Levin, Jon Voight, and  House Republicans to address the thousands of citizens who trekked from across America to tell Speaker Pelosi and out-of-touch Washington Democrats that the American people don't want a 2,032 page government takeover of health care.   Read More

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