Tag: Fiscal Responsibility

More Energy Independence, Less Washington Spending, & A Stronger Economy

July 10, 2014

If the president is serious about helping middle-class families, he’ll call on Senate Democrats, who are sitting on dozens of House-passed jobs bills, to do their part. Read More

House-Passed Bill Reduces Spending, Prioritizes Jobs & Security

May 30, 2014

"The bill was also passed under an open rule that allowed members to freely submit amendments, another step toward keeping our pledge to run a more open and accountable House." Read More

Boehner Touts Earmark-Free, Jobs-Focused Water Resources Bill

May 20, 2014

And it’s the first time that this bill’s ever been produced where there are no earmarks in this bill. And it’s a significant policy achievement... Read More

Boehner: “As Long As I’m Here, No Earmarks”

May 12, 2014

In an interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, Boehner responded to reports that top Senate Democrats are pushing to bring back earmarks, which have been banned by House Republicans since 2010. Read More

Boehner: House on Track to Save Taxpayers Nearly $600 Million on House Operations

May 01, 2014

American families have to do more with less in the Obama economy, and the People’s House should be no different. Read More

GOP House on Track to Save Taxpayers Nearly $600 Million

April 30, 2014

Cutting waste in Washington is critical to boosting economic growth and helping more Americans find work, and we’re keeping our pledge to lead by example.  This week, the House will pass a measure that puts us on track to save taxpayers a total of $594 million – nearly a 14 percent reduction in spending on House operations under the Republican majority.  In addition, the bill: Read More

Getting Our Budget Back in Balance & Americans Back to Work

April 10, 2014

“Meanwhile, Democrats here in Washington continue to play their usual politics, using their old playbook of pitting one group of Americans against another. And frankly, it’s pretty obvious that their efforts have failed. They’ve fallen flat because the American people are still asking the question, ‘Where are the jobs?,’ and these political votes provide no answers." Read More

House Passes Three Pro-Growth Budget Reform Bills

April 08, 2014

"Taxpayer dollars should be spent wisely or not at all, and the budget reforms the House has passed would make Washington live by this principle." Read More

No Earmarks: A Majority Matters

January 15, 2014

When Republicans took control of the House in 2011, we promised to rein in out-of-control federal spending and change the way Congress spends taxpayer money. One important step in that process was banning earmarks. Read More

Speaker Boehner Highlights House Efforts on Jobs & Oversight

December 12, 2013

At his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the dozens of jobs bills passed by the House that remain stalled in the Democratic-led Senate. Read More