Speaker's Blog

BUSH ECONOMIC BOOM: “ECONOMY ZIPS AHEAD…”

June 28, 2006

Once again it’s good news about our thriving U.S. economy, according to new numbers released today by the U.S. Commerce Department. As the AP reported this morning, our sizzling economy is moving at the fastest pace in more than two years: Read More

Four House Republican Achievements on Fiscal Responsibility

June 27, 2006

 Rejecting Fiscally-Irresponsible Democrat Spending. So far this year, House Republicans have rejected $45.2 billion in new Democrat spending above and beyond the levels included in FY 2007 appropriations bills thus far. And over the last four years, Republicans have blocked efforts by Democrats to increase spending by some $106 billion. Read More

SMART MONEY: HOUSE REPUBLICANS’ FOCUS ON FISCAL DISCIPLINE PAYING DIVIDENDS FOR AMERICAN TAXPAYERS

June 27, 2006

All year long, House Republicans have been focused on promoting fiscal discipline and ensuring that Congress spends America’s taxpayer dollars wisely. And Republicans continue to make progress in the larger effort to exercise restraint with taxpayer dollars. Here are just a few examples: Read More

A Clear Choice Between Victory and Conceding Defeat

June 26, 2006

Capitol Hill Democrats have incredulously claimed that their plan to concede defeat in the Global War on Terror is the same thing as President Bush and General George Casey’s operational plan for defeating the insurgency in Read More

GOP Leaders Announce "Statement of Principles" On Border Security, Opposition to Troubling Reid-Kennedy Proposals

June 21, 2006

Today, House Republicans announced a set of five principles to be reflected in immigration reform legislation.  Republicans want to enact a strong bill that secures our borders and puts a premium on strict enforcement of our immigration laws.  The goal is to send a bill to President Bush that reflects these principles: Read More

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