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Focusing on Work: H.R. 3102 Strengthens Our Nation’s Welfare Programs & Protects Taxpayers

September 19, 2013

The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (H.R. 3102) roots out waste, fraud, and abuse, encourages able bodied adults to find work, and saves taxpayers more than $39 billion. Read More

Speaker Boehner: New CBO Report Demonstrates Need to Rein in Deficits & Debt

September 17, 2013

"CBO’s latest report serves as yet another warning that Washington must act now to rein in our massive deficits and debt, which are hurting our economy, costing jobs, and jeopardizing the American Dream for our kids and grandkids." Read More

Helpful Suggestions for POTUS’ Next Economic Speech

September 17, 2013

If the president is serious about working together to grow our economy and expand opportunity, here are some constructive suggestions on how he could better phrase his claims next time (helpful links included). Read More

Boehner to Lew: Follow History on Debt Limit

September 12, 2013

During the meeting, the Speaker presented Secretary Lew with a historical list showing that for decades, the White House and Congress have used the debt limit to find bipartisan solutions on the deficit and debt. Read More

CBO: Delaying ObamaCare Mandate Saves Taxpayers $35 Billion

September 09, 2013

Delaying ObamaCare’s individual mandate for all Americans isn’t just the fair thing to do – it will also save a boatload of money for taxpayers struggling in this economy. Read More

Speaker Boehner Op-Ed in USA Today on the Debt Limit & Addressing America's Spending Problem

September 03, 2013

"Coupling efforts to reduce America's debt and deficit with increases in the debt limit is a common-sense policy that was used under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton — and President Obama." Read More

White House Spoiling for a Government Shutdown

July 26, 2013

According to the Washington Post, “[s]enior White House officials are discussing a budget strategy that could lead to a government shutdown” this fall. Read More

Four things missing from President Obama’s speech…

July 24, 2013

President Obama’s big “pivot” back to jobs today was missing a few key things. For example... Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Energy & Water Bill

July 11, 2013

"Passage of the FY 2014 energy and water appropriations bill is another sign Republicans are serious about spending taxpayer dollars wisely and addressing Washington’s chronic deficits, consistent with our plan to balance the budget within 10 years." Read More

White House “Honor System” Leaves ObamaCare “Wide Open to Fraud”

July 10, 2013

The Obama administration wants you to know it is getting tough on waste, fraud, and abuse …. in its government cell phone program. But ObamaCare’s taxpayer-funded subsidies? Not so much. Read More