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GOP Leaders Announce Next Steps on Border Security Reform

September 06, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after GOP leaders met with committee chairmen to discuss the field hearings held over August and how best to move forward with reforms that will make a real difference in securing America’s borders:“It was important to hear directly from our committee chairmen about the border security hearings held over August and how we can best address the immediate need to secure America’s borders. Read More

GOP Planning "Tough New Border-Security Measures"

September 06, 2006

“Top Republicans are planning a series of tough newborder-security measures,” reports today’s WashingtonTimes: Read More

House Vote On Earmark Reform Set for Next Week

September 06, 2006

House Republicans will move comprehensive earmark reforms next week as part of a larger effort to promote fiscal responsibility and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) announced today on the House floor.  The earmark reform package will apply to appropriators, authorizers, and tax-writers – fulfilling a promise made by GOP leaders earlier this year to implement comprehensive earmark reform Read More

Pelosi's Pork: Hypocrisy On Earmarks

September 05, 2006

 As House Republicans prepare to move comprehensive earmark reforms as part of a larger effort to promote fiscal responsibility and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, the hypocrisy of Capitol Hill Democrats is once again coming into full view. Everyone knows that Democrat promises about fiscal responsibility are little more than empty rhetoric, but few are brazen enough to suggest the practice of earmarking should be eliminated while being one of its biggest beneficiaries. Following is from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA): Read More

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