20+ Ways We’re Addressing The People’s Priorities | Speaker.gov

While there is still much more to do, the new Congress has been getting things done for the American people, working together to enact significant legislation that addresses the economy and other pressing challenges facing the country. 

As Speaker Boehner said last week, every bill signed and sent to the President’s desk is an example of progress on some of the people’s highest priorities, such as:

The House and Senate have also agreed to the first joint 10-year balanced budget since 2001, which doesn’t require the president’s signature.  And, for the 17th consecutive year, the House has protected taxpayers’ dollars and received a clean audit for fiscal year 2014.

On top of all that, the House has made headway in a number of areas on behalf of the American people, passing such common-sense initiatives as: