House Leaders Request President Obama’s Proposed Legislation, Plan Committee Hearings to Examine Its Impact on Jobs & Economic Growth

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) sent the following letter to the White House today requesting the text of the legislation proposed by President Obama in his address to Congress. House leaders intend to have the legislation scored by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) so that Congressional committees can begin examining its impact on private-sector job creation and economic growth, paving the way for potential legislative action: