The open rules, which make it easier for Members to improve bills and eliminate unnecessary government spending, are the latest manifestation of a pledge made and kept under Speaker Boehner, who two years ago promised the new Republican majority would run the institution differently than its Democratic predecessor.
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Speaker John Boehner today highlighted the action Republicans are taking to advance a pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda, cut spending and change the way Washington works.
The Republican Plan for America’s Job Creators targets excessive, burdensome federal regulations that hurt small businesses, hold back economic growth, and hamper private-sector job creation. Here’s a look at what the Republican-led House has done to roll back the red tape on American job creators:
The House of Representatives – which has been called the “most digitally inclined” in U.S. history – took another step today toward making bulk legislative information easily available to the public.
In accordance with House rules and an initiative led by Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), the House Administration Committee today adopted new data transparency standards that will make “all House bills, resolutions and legislative documents … available in XML in one centralized locati
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today addressed attendees of the Presidential Banquet at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after receiving the John M. Ashbrook Award. Boehner addressed the need to “liberate our economy from the shackles of debt, excessive regulation, and over-taxation” to help create new jobs.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered the following remarks to the opening session of the 112th Congress.
With Americans demanding a new way forward in Washington, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) uses the Weekly Republican Address to outline solutions for ending economic uncertainty, stopping government’s spending binge, and changing the way Congress does business.