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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

Boehner Statement on Passage of Estate Tax & Extension of Tax Relief Act

July 28, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after passage of the Estate Tax and Extension of Tax Relief Act (H.R. 5970): “Working families and family businesses deserve tax relief, not Democrat tax increases.  It is fundamentally wrong for Americans who are taxed almost every waking moment to also be taxed upon their death.  This bill also includes important tax relief for research and development and small businesses seeking to employ welfare recipients. Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Child Protection Bill

July 24, 2006

Measure Includes Porter Initiative to Protect Schoolchildren; GOP Suburban Agenda Item to be Signed into Law by President Bush Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Reichert Emergency Communications Bill

July 24, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed the 21st Century Emergency Communications Act (H.R. 5852), authored by Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA): “In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it is critical that our emergency response systems are working properly to protect the American people. Read More

Boehner Statement on Doha Round of International Trade Negotiations

July 23, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding developments in the Doha Round of international trade negotiations: “America is committed to helping foster better international relations and worldwide prosperity through open markets and free trade. Ambassador Schwab and Secretary Johanns should be commended for standing by these principles during the World Trade Organization’s round of talks in Doha. Read More

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