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GOP House on Track to Save Taxpayers Nearly $600 Million

April 30, 2014

Cutting waste in Washington is critical to boosting economic growth and helping more Americans find work, and we’re keeping our pledge to lead by example.  This week, the House will pass a measure that puts us on track to save taxpayers a total of $594 million – nearly a 14 percent reduction in spending on House operations under the Republican majority.  In addition, the bill: Read More

Getting Our Budget Back in Balance & Americans Back to Work

April 10, 2014

“Meanwhile, Democrats here in Washington continue to play their usual politics, using their old playbook of pitting one group of Americans against another. And frankly, it’s pretty obvious that their efforts have failed. They’ve fallen flat because the American people are still asking the question, ‘Where are the jobs?,’ and these political votes provide no answers." Read More

House Passes Three Pro-Growth Budget Reform Bills

April 08, 2014

"Taxpayer dollars should be spent wisely or not at all, and the budget reforms the House has passed would make Washington live by this principle." 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

Speaker Boehner Highlights House Efforts on Jobs & Oversight

December 12, 2013

At his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the dozens of jobs bills passed by the House that remain stalled in the Democratic-led Senate. 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

No Pivot Necessary: Republicans Consistently Focused on Jobs

November 26, 2013

House Republicans have consistently worked to advance the Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs, passing numerous bills to help the private sector grow and get more Americans back to work 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

Speaker Boehner Statement on Senate Vote Rejecting President Obama’s Trillion-Dollar Debt Hike

October 12, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Senate rejected President Obama’s request for a trillion-dollar debt ceiling increase: Read More

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