Speaker's Blog

SPRING CLEANING PROGRESS: 10 YEARS OF WELFARE REFORM SUCCESSES

August 01, 2006

August 22, 2006 marks the 10th anniversary of the signing of the 1996 welfare reform law. Since its enactment, the impact of this historic measure has been nothing short of dramatic. The House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee, led by Chairman Wally Herger (R-CA), has released a series of six reports chronicling a decade of welfare reform successes. Read More

Divided Dems Going In Circles On Iraq

July 31, 2006

Divided and confused Capitol Hill Democrats have been united on one thing: their desire to concede defeat in the Global War on Terror. The only problem is these armchair generals can’t seem to decide on how, why, or when: Read More

WHEN YOU’RE GOING IN CIRCLES, IT ONLY SEEMS LIKE YOU’RE GOING IN A “NEW DIRECTION”

July 27, 2006

On issues of importance to Americans, Capitol Hill Democrats keep going in circles. Read More

AGREEMENT NEAR TO SECURE AMERICA’S PENSIONS

July 20, 2006

House and Senate negotiators continue to inch closer to a final agreement on pension reform to make sure workers’ pension savings will be there for them when they retire. Read More

REVEALED: THE REAL HOUSE DEMOCRAT AGENDA

July 18, 2006

It’s no secret House Democrats have had trouble putting Read More

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