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Boehner: We’re Not Just Talking About Jobs, We’re Taking Action

July 31, 2013

At a press conference with Republican leaders today,Speaker Boehner highlighted the House’s continuing action on the Republican jobs plan... Read More

Boehner Discusses GOP Plan for Jobs, Dems Finally Acting on Student Loans, & the Need to Fix Our Broken Immigration System

July 25, 2013

At his weekly press briefing today,Speaker Boehner highlighted the Republican Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs that has been, and continues to be, the House’s top priority... Read More

Boehner Praises Senate Passage of Bipartisan Student Loan Reforms

July 24, 2013

Speaker Boehner issued the following statement after the Senate passed a bipartisan student loan agreement to provide certainty to students: 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

Students struggle as Senate Dems talk “nuclear”

July 16, 2013

While Senate Democrats threaten to go “nuclear” – “breaking the rules to change the rules” to benefit some union bosses and unconstitutional “recess” appointments – here’s what they’re ignoring... Read More

Boehner Prods White House, Senate Democrats to Act on Student Loans

July 10, 2013

Speaker Boehner issued the following statement after Senate Democrats again failed to approve legislation to address student loan interest rates. Read More

Students Sidelined as Senate Dems Squabble Over “Dead-End Policy”

July 10, 2013

Interest rates on student loans doubled 10 days ago. So what are Senate Democrats doing about it? Fighting with each other and wasting time on a “dead-end policy” that doesn’t solve the problem. Read More

On Student Loans, It Isn’t Policy That’s Standing In Our Way…

July 09, 2013

White House press secretary Jay Carney: “We expect and hope that Congress will fix this problem quickly. We believe that it can be done. The differences are not that significant." Read More

At US Capitol Rally, GOP Leaders & Students Keep Heat on Dems to Act on Student Loans

July 08, 2013

Boehner & GOP leaders joined college students from across the nation today in a rally at the U.S. Capitol urging Senate Democrats to follow the House’s lead and take action on student loan interest rates, which doubled one week ago. Read More

#SmarterSolutions for Students, Families & Taxpayers

July 02, 2013

Here’s a quick comparison of today’s student loan process – where politicians set interest rates – and the bill passed by the House of Representatives... Read More