Speaker's Blog

Boehner Praises House Republicans for Introducing Legislation to Help Stabilize Housing Market

April 21, 2008

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised Financial Services Committee Ranking Republican Spencer Bachus (R-AL) along with Reps. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Judy Biggert (R-IL) for introducing legislation to help stabilize the housing market.  Boehner, who is co-sponsoring the legislation, issued the following statement: Read More

$4 Per Gallon Gasoline in San Francisco: The Pelosi Premium Hammers Speaker's Hometown

April 20, 2008

What will it take for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and her Democratic colleagues to unveil the “commonsense plan” to lower gas prices they promised heading into the 2006 elections?  Perhaps Speaker Pelosi should take note of what struggling middle class families are paying in her hometown, with some residents now paying $4.19 for REGULAR unleaded gasoline.  ABC 7 News in San Francisco has the story:&n Read More

Deadline Tomorrow: What Are Speaker Pelosi's Demands for a Vote on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement?

April 20, 2008

It’s been nearly two weeks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) blocked a vote on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement that would have leveled the playing field for American workers, farmers, and businesses, and the Speaker continues to feel the heat for her unprecedented decision made at the behest of Big Labor.  With the hope of reviving the trade pact, however, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) last week wrote to the Speaker with a request that she provide details on what issues she wants to see action on in order Read More

The Pelosi Premium

April 18, 2008

The House Republican Conference today released a new web video on the Pelosi Premium: MORE: Read More

The Pelosi Premium: New Web Video Highlights the Toll Soaring Gas Prices Have Taken on Families, Small Businesses

April 17, 2008

A new web video launched today by House Republican Conference Chairman Adam Putnam (R-FL) details the increasingly painful fallout from then-Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) broken 2006 promise to the American people that House Democrats had a “commonsense plan to help bring down skyrocketing gas prices.”  Two years after now-Speaker Pelosi made this hollow promise to the Ame Read More