Speaker's Blog

DISCLOSURE, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND RESPONSIBILITY IN SPENDING

May 02, 2006

Today, the House is considering comprehensive reforms designed to re-establish the sense of trust between the people and their government by changing the way Congress does business. The Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act (H.R. 4975) focuses on bright lines of right and wrong, and stiffens penalties for breaking the rules by bringing greater transparency, disclosure, and accountability to government. Read More

DEMOCRAT CONFUSION: “IT’S NOT THAT WE DON’T STAND FOR ANYTHING, IT'S THAT SOMETIMES WE STAND FOR EVERYTHING”

April 20, 2006

 Yesterday, the AP reported on more confusion within the Democrat Party and its seeming inability to craft a positive agenda for the American people. At their spring meeting in New Orleans, party insiders couldn’t quite agree on what, if anything, Democrats stood for: Read More

MORE BUSINESSES + MORE JOBS = BUSH ECONOMIC BOOM

April 19, 2006

The news keeps getting better for the thriving U.S. economy, as the AP reported this morning that employers are confident in the economy and hiring more workers as unemployment claims fell sharply: Read More

DEMOCRATS CAN’T ESCAPE THRIVING ECONOMY, ROBUST JOB CREATION

April 13, 2006

With a thriving economy that is creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs each month, the last thing the American people need right now is a massive tax increase. But that’s exactly what congressional Democrats have in store for the American people. Read More

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