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Obama Budget: Spends, Borrows, Taxes Too Much

March 04, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal. Read More

No Earmarks: A Majority Matters

January 15, 2014

When Republicans took control of the House in 2011, we promised to rein in out-of-control federal spending and change the way Congress spends taxpayer money. One important step in that process was banning earmarks. Read More

CHART: Debunking the “Busting the Caps” Myth

December 11, 2013

One of the most important facts about the budget agreement reached by Chairmen Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) is that it actually keeps the Budget Control Act’s savings intact while replacing one-time spending cuts with smarter reforms to mandatory spending programs that will produce real, lasting savings. Read More

Boehner Calls on Senate Dems to Get Serious on Farm Bill, Budget

December 03, 2013

At a press conference earlier today, Speaker Boehner reiterated the House’s good-faith efforts to finish important work on behalf of the American people, and called on Senate Democrats “to get serious” and do their part to support that effort.  As Speaker Boehner said: “I want the farm bill conference to be completed.  Chairman Lucas has made a number of good-faith efforts, we can’t get Senate Democrats to the point of saying ‘yes.’  Read More

Boehner: No Tax Hikes in Budget Agreement

November 14, 2013

Speaker Boehner responded to Democrats’ latest push for more tax hikes today, making clear that there will be no budget agreement that raises taxes on American families and small businesses Read More

Boehner: No Tax Hikes in Budget Agreement

November 14, 2013

Speaker Boehner responded to Democrats’ latest push for more tax hikes today, making clear that there will be no budget agreement that raises taxes on American families and small businesses, which would make it harder to create jobs.  As Boehner said: Read More

Dems Launch Push for Job-Crushing Tax Hikes, Volume XXVI

October 30, 2013

As budget talks get underway today, Congressional Democrats are wasting no time in launching another push for tax hikes that will hurt the economy and make it harder to create jobs. Read More

Party of Pinocchios: Fact Checker Says if Democratic Budgets Don’t Balance, They’re Not “Balanced”

May 13, 2013

Remember how Democrats kept claiming that their budgets – which never balanced – were still “balanced?” Read More

On Fox Business & Bloomberg TV, Boehner Highlights GOP Plan to Promote Stronger Economic Growth & Job Creation

May 07, 2013

Speaker Boehner sat down with Bloomberg TV and Fox Business this evening to continue pressing the need for policies that will produce the robust economic growth & job creation American families & small businesses need. Read More

Boehner in POLITICO: Republicans are doing more with less to fix the budget

May 06, 2013

"With the House budget, Republicans have shown that the federal government can, and must, do more with less. We can get spending under control and achieve a balanced budget if the president and Washington Democrats come to the table willing to make the same tough choices American families and small businesses are making every day. These hardworking Americans must balance their budgets, and Washington owes it to them to do the same." Read More

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