#FollowFriday: Where to Connect with the House & Track GOP Jobs Plan
In what has been called the “most digitally inclined Congress in U.S. history,” there are a number of ways to engage with House leaders, committees, and staff, and to learn more about what’s happening on Capitol Hill. While by no means exhaustive, here’s a list of places to check out:
“FOLLOW” US ON TWITTER: The Republican Conference keeps a comprehensive Twitter list of all House GOP lawmakers on Twitter. In addition to that, we recommend checking out the following:
- House Republican Leadership: @SpeakerBoehner, @GOPLeader, @GOPWhip, @RepHensarling, @CathyMcMorris, @PeteSessions, @RepTomPrice, @GOPConference, @PeterRoskam, @repgregwalden, @JudgeCarter, @RepTimScott, @RepKristiNoem
- House Committees: @GOPoversight, @HouseVetAffairs, @WaysandMeansGOP, @RepublicanStudy, @HouseHomeland, @TransportGOP, @SmallBizGOP, @SciSpaceTechCmt, @RulesReps, @NatResources, @HouseAdmnGOP, @HFACrepublicans, @FinancialCmte, @HouseCommerce, @HASCRepublicans, @HouseAgNews, @EdWorkforce
- Team Boehner: @OhSchnitt, @KG_Smith, @Brendan_Buck, @DonSeymour, @RicciMike, @GreeneForever, @BryantA, @BrittBramell, @heather_reed, @rebeccahpropp, @KEBoyd, @betsyandres, @Michael_Steel
“LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK: Here you’ll find regular status updates, pictures, video, “Questions,” and the opportunity to share and engage with others:
- OfficeofSpeakerBoehner: The official Facebook page for Speaker Boehner features video and photo updates, “Questions” for fans on top issues, and more. Check out Facebook Congress for links to all lawmakers’ Facebook pages.
- AmericanEnergy: The American Energy Initiative is a GOP jobs initiative focused on expanding American energy production and eliminating policies that drive up gas prices.
- PledgetoAmerica: The Pledge to America is the governing agenda for the House majority and is focused on the top priority of the American people: creating new jobs.
OTHER PLACES TO CONNECT: Here’s where to find more photos, videos, and information on GOP efforts to create a better environment for job growth and what’s happening inside Congress:
- jobs.GOP.gov: This is the landing page for the Republican Plan for America’s Job Creators, and it features both information on the plan and a place to track progress on House-passed jobs bills.
- YouTube.com/JohnBoehner: Everything from Speaker Boehner’s weekly press conferences to his recent jobs speech, behind-the-scenes clips, responses to constituents, original videos, and more all end up here. Check out the HouseHub for links to all lawmakers’ YouTube pages.
- Flickr.com/SpeakerBoehner: Here you’ll find the library of official photographs from the Office of the Speaker in the 112th Congress, taken by @bryanta.
- UStream.tv/SpeakerBoehner: Several major addresses by Speaker Boehner have been streamed live via UStream, including his recent speech on “Liberating America’s Economy.”
- House.gov: The new website for the House of Representatives is a hub of information on House activity including hearings, disclosure reports, contact information for lawmakers, and more.