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Republicans Announce First Round of 110th Congress Committee Assignments

January 02, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after House Republicans ratified their first round of committee assignments for the 110th Congress:“Republicans want to find common ground with Democrats on the issues the American people care about, and I’m pleased we are close to having our team fully in place. Read More

Boehner Backs President Bush’s Call for Balanced Budget, Expanded Earmark Reforms

January 02, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement backing President Bush’s call in a Wall Street Journal op-ed today for a balanced budget within five years and greater restraint in federal spending:“I was pleased to see that President Bush announced today he will submit a plan to balance the budget in February. I support the President’s efforts to balance the budget within five years while making tax cuts for working families permanent and supporting our troops. Read More

Medicare Changes Could Mean Fewer Options, Higher Prices

December 28, 2006

A popular talking point for Democrats is their desire to “fix” Medicare by imposing price controls on prescription drugs for American seniors. Of course they don’t say that -- they say they want the federal government to “negotiate” with pharmaceutical companies. Read More

Boehner Statement on the Passing of Former President Gerald Ford

December 26, 2006

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on the passing of former President Gerald Ford: Read More

Boehner Statement on President Bush’s Comments About Possible Legislation to Increase the Minimum Wage

December 19, 2006

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on President Bush’s comments about possible legislation to raise the minimum wage:"Earlier this year, House Republicans voted overwhelmingly to pass a jobs-neutral bill that would have raised the minimum wage without destroying jobs and hurting the very families a minimum wage hike is supposed to help. Our hope and expectation is that the incoming Democratic majority will allow Republicans the opportunity to offer and support similar legislation that President Bush can sign into law. Read More

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