Tag: Pledge to America

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.

June 5, 2013

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.

September 21, 2012

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:

August 24, 2012

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.

May 31, 2012

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

December 16, 2011

Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) officially launched a new “WhipCast” app for mobile devices today, another step in keeping the Pledge to America to make the House more open and accessible. Click on the following links to download the version for your phone whether it’s an iOS

November 15, 2011

Speaker Boehner said the announcement that House lawmakers will now have access to low-cost online video conferencing tools Skype and ooVoo is “another example of the new Republican majority using digital tools to better engage with and listen to the American people.”

June 29, 2011

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.

February 10, 2011

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered the following remarks to the opening session of the 112th Congress.

January 5, 2011

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.

October 30, 2010
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