Tag: Economy

Two Major Jobs Bills, One Giant Opportunity for Senate Dems to Act

September 18, 2014

Taken together, these two major jobs bills would go a long way toward helping American families not just get by, but get ahead. Senate Democrats owe them that opportunity. Read More

FULL TEXT: Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation

September 18, 2014

We do these five things in a meaningful way, we can reset the foundation of our economy for the next two or three generations. Provide a reliable stream of good-paying jobs. More stability and security, straight on through retirement. Read More

Dems ‘Go-It-Alone’ With Red Tape Blitz That Puts American Jobs & Energy at Risk

September 17, 2014

The Obama administration’s costly, burdensome energy regulations have already put thousands out of work and...grid reliability and access to affordable energy are also at stake with even more plant closures expected in the years ahead. Read More

Boehner Calls on Senate Dems to Do the Right Thing, Approve House-Passed Jobs Bills

September 16, 2014

Now we just need Senate Democrats to quit ignoring this and address the issues the American people are most concerned about and that’s the economy and jobs. Read More

What We Can Accomplish When Senate Dems Actually Put American Jobs & Families First

September 15, 2014

The Child Care & Development Block Grant program has, for decades, helped millions of men and women meet the needs of work and family by providing low-income parents access to safe and affordable child care while they work or pursue education and job training opportunities. Read More

On Economy, Democrats Only Offer Excuses & Rose-Colored Glasses

September 15, 2014

“In contrast,” National Journal’s George Condon Jr. writes, “hardly a day goes by that House Speaker John Boehner doesn't send out a statement asking, ‘Where are the jobs?’” Read More

5 Points for Resetting America's Economic Foundation

September 15, 2014

Nearly a decade and a half into the 21st Century, America faces great challenges, and great opportunities.  To help ready our nation for these challenges and opportunities, the pro-growth majority led by Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) in the U.S. House of Representatives has focused on American solutions to help get people back to work, lower costs at home, and restore opportunity for all Americans. Read More

Senate Democrats’ Misplaced Priorities

September 11, 2014

Senate Democrats are still saying “no” to dozens of good, common-sense jobs bills. They’re not even proposing their own ideas; they’re just focused on politics, wasting time on a quixotic constitutional amendment they know is going nowhere, a bill that inadvertently highlights their own hypocrisy, and legislation that will actually hurt jobs. Read More

Small Business Workers & Families at Risk Under ObamaCare, House Taking Action

September 10, 2014

House Republicans are taking action this week on the Employee Health Care Protection Act (H.R. 3522), legislation that would allow workers to keep their health plans and preserve access to affordable options put off limits by ObamaCare. Read More

Boehner on Jobs: “Time for Senate Democrats to Start Putting the American People First”

September 09, 2014

Here in the House, we’ll continue to make their priorities our priorities. But instead of working with Republicans to help create jobs, Senate Democrats are focused on their partisan theatrics. Read More