Speaker's Blog

Real World Consequences of Dems’ Chronic Negligence On Energy Issues

August 07, 2006

While House Republicans have been working to bolster America’s energy supply, Capitol Hill Democrats have wasted time arguing that increasing “supply wouldn't make a difference to prices” to justify their repeated opposition to common sense solutions. Read More

Sweeping Pension Reforms an "Achievement in Which All Lawmakers Can Take Pride"

August 07, 2006

On Friday, President Bush announced he will sign the Pension Protection Act (H.R. 4) into law:  Read More

Dems on the Death Tax: Then and Now

August 02, 2006

Senate Democrat leaders have pledged to stonewall efforts to pass legislation providing relief for small businesses and family farms from the Death Tax. Read More

SPRING CLEANING PROGRESS: 10 YEARS OF WELFARE REFORM SUCCESSES

August 01, 2006

August 22, 2006 marks the 10th anniversary of the signing of the 1996 welfare reform law. Since its enactment, the impact of this historic measure has been nothing short of dramatic. The House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee, led by Chairman Wally Herger (R-CA), has released a series of six reports chronicling a decade of welfare reform successes. Read More

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