Speaker's Blog

Harnessing Our Energy Boom to Boost Manufacturing & Create Jobs

November 20, 2014

Steve Scalise’s bill will help promote more jobs and manufacturing by requiring a more efficient, timely, and transparent process. Read More

House Condemns Iran Human Rights Violations

November 19, 2014

Formally condemning these actions is an important step on the part of the House, but it remains incumbent upon the president to use all the tools at his disposal, including sanctions, to hold accountable those responsible for these heinous acts. Read More

Scenes From a Meeting With The Gershwin Prize Honoree

November 19, 2014

Speaker Boehner today welcomed to his office Billy Joel, the sixth recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Read More

PHOTO: Fellow Speakers

November 19, 2014

Speaker Boehner welcomed his counterpart from the Czech Republic to the U.S. Capitol earlier today.  Jan Hamáček, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, attended the Bust Dedication Ceremony honoring the former president Václav Havel. Read More

House Honors Vaclav Havel at Bust Dedication Ceremony

November 19, 2014

“With this ceremony, we give a curtain call to this cast of unwitting heroes and the playwright at the center of the drama. And with this bust, we pay tribute to the great things ordinary people can achieve." Read More