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Boehner & McKeon: CBO Report Confirms that Comprehensive Pension Reforms Far Stronger than Current Law, Protects Taxpayers from PBGC Bailout

August 02, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Education & the Workforce Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) today highlighted a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) which confirms that under the bipartisan Pension Protection Act (H.R. 4), employer contributions to their worker pension plans would be significantly higher than under current law. Read More

Boehner Praises Overwhelming Senate Passage of Bipartisan Pension Reforms; Bill Now Ready for President’s Signature

August 02, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) praised Senate passage of the bipartisan Pension Protection Act (H.R. 4), which reforms outdated worker pension laws and protects the retirement benefits of American workers and retirees.  The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 93-5; it passed the House last Friday.  The bill is now ready for President Bush’s signature. Read More

Speaker & Majority Leader: A Comprehensive OCS Energy Bill Will Help Lower Gasoline Prices for American Families

July 31, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today commended the Senate for passing the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (S. 3711).  It follows passage of a more comprehensive bill in the House of Representatives on June 29.  Hastert and Boehner issued the following joint statement: “The energy bill passed by the Senate is a good first step towards helping increase America’s energy supplies and reducing our dependence on foreign sources of energy. Read More

Boehner Statement on Successful Deployment of National Guard to Border States

July 31, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised the Bush Administration for meeting its goal of deploying 6,000 National Guard troops by August 1st to assist in the effort to strengthen border security.  Boehner issued the following statement: “The administration’s rapid and successful deployment of six thousand National Guard troops to help secure our southern border is a welcome and commendable effort. Read More

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