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Republicans Have a Much Better Plan (Boehner Op-Ed in The Miami Herald)

November 03, 2009

By now, the American people have made it crystal clear to Washington that what they want out of healthcare reform is a plan focused on reducing costs, not growing government.Unfortunately, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Democratic leaders ignored Americans' concerns and wrote a bill that would implement a government takeover of healthcare that actually increases costs and adds to our already skyrocketing debt. Read More

Let America Read the Bill (Boehner Op-Ed in The Dallas Morning News)

October 28, 2009

Special-interest deals forged in secret behind closed doors. Massive bills unveiled in the dark of night and rushed to a vote before anyone in America could possibly know the details. Wasteful pork projects stuffed into giant bills passed without scrutiny or debate.This is what passes for business as usual in Congress today. It is the way Washington has done business for generations, under majorities Republican and Democratic alike. Read More

New-Media Tools Boost Transparency, Help to Hold Congress Accountable (Boehner Op-Ed in The Hill)

October 14, 2009

Since I was first elected to Congress in 1990, I’ve sought to promote a smaller, more accountable government. As a freshman I worked with other reform-minded colleagues in the “Gang of Seven” to close the House Bank and stop illegal activities within the House Restaurant and Post Office. Back then, we brought our case to the House Floor and hoped that America was watching C-SPAN. Read More

Boehner Op-Ed on Townhall.com: Fact-Checking President Obama’s Health Care Talking Points

September 22, 2009

http://townhall.com/Common/PrintPage.aspx?g=3e31ef87-f29a-47cc-ae59-bb809ec05110&t=cFact-Checking President Obama’s Health Care Talking PointsBy John BoehnerWednesday, September 23, 2009 Read More

Americans Aren’t Going to Buy Health Care Spin, Mr. President (Boehner Op-Ed in USA Today)

August 12, 2009

Why is President Obama letting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congress run health care reform into the ground? Read More