Tag: Regulations

More Progress on the People's Priorities

May 21, 2015

The House has just wrapped up another week of action on the people’s top priorities, passing bills to help fix the problems at the VA, fight human trafficking, and foster more pro-growth innovation. Read More

The Final Frontier

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement applauding the House’s passage of H.R. 2262, the SPACE Act, legislation introduced by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to promote innovation and American leadership in space: Read More

The Flawed “WOTUS” Rule Explained

May 12, 2015

The rule would give Washington, DC bureaucrats unprecedented powers to regulate virtually any place that water flows or accumulates anywhere in the United States. Read More

Obama Administration Oversees Big Decline in American Energy Production on Federal Lands

May 04, 2015

With the exception of his speech at the Florida Everglades last week, President Obama likes to tell virtually every crowd that “America is number one in oil and gas” production. He’s right – but to borrow his line from 2012, he didn’t build that. A new, nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) report reveals that from 2010 to 2014: Read More

The American People’s Priorities: House Acts to Increase Access to Affordable Housing

April 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed two bills aimed at making it easier for Americans to obtain affordable housing and achieve financial independence: Read More

Making Bureaucrats Account for the Costs of New Rules on Small Businesses

February 04, 2015

Having run a small business, I know firsthand how all the rules and mandates coming out of Washington make it harder to balance the books, make payroll, and plan for the future. Read More

House Set to Move Two More Jobs Bills to Ease Red Tape

February 04, 2015

With 8.7 million Americans out of work...the president and Democrats have no excuse for standing in the way of these common-sense jobs measures Read More

SOTU FACT: “Better Politics"? President Blocks Middle-Class Jobs

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Imagine if we broke out of these tired old patterns.  Imagine if we did something different.” (President Obama, State of the Union address, January 20, 2015)  SOTU FACT: Tonight, the president called for a better, more collaborative politics, and yet he has already threatened to veto four jobs bills that have passed the House with bipartisan support, including:   Read More

SOTU FACT: President’s Regulatory Onslaught Squeezes Middle-Class Families

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Middle-class economics means helping working families feel more secure in a world of constant change." (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) SOTU FACT: The president’s regulatory onslaught squeezes the very middle-class families he claims to be trying to help.  Read More

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