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Speaker Boehner on PBS: Senate Dems Stalling Jobs Bills, “Want No Part of Cutting Spending”

February 07, 2012

In an interview with PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, Speaker John Boehner discussed Senate Democrats' unwillingness to act on bipartisan initiatives that help create new private-sector jobs or stop Washington from spending money it doesn't have. Boehner also highlighted the upcoming vote on the earmark-free American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act (H.R. 7). Key excerpts are below: Boehner: Senate Democrats Still Haven't Acted on Nearly 30 Bipartisan House-Passed Jobs Bills: Read More

Weekly Address Highlights: Rep. Meehan "Calls for Dems to Act on Stalled Jobs Bills" & Full-Year Payroll Tax Cut

February 04, 2012

Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA) urges Democrats in Washington to remove uncertainty for small business job creators by acting on House-passed bills stalled in the Democratic-controlled Senate. Rep. Meehan notes that the Republican-led House has passed a measure extending the payroll tax cut for a full year, but the Democratic-controlled Senate still has not. Read More

Waiting for Senate Democrats’ Full-Year Payroll Tax Relief Plan

February 01, 2012

House and Senate negotiators are meeting again today, working to reach an agreement on a full-year extension of the payroll tax cut. The House passed a full-year payroll tax relief bill in December. Speaker John Boehner says in a new video the only road block to extending the tax cut now is Senate Democrats who “haven’t passed or offered a full, one-year plan of their own.”  Read More

Excerpts from Speaker Boehner's Interview with ABC's Jake Tapper on GOP Jobs Bills

January 29, 2012

In an interview with ABC's Jake Tapper, Speaker John Boehner urged the Democratic-controlled Senate to pass the nearly 30 House-passed jobs bills still awaiting a vote, and said “if the president won’t work with us to help create jobs, I’m sure the American people will elect someone who will.” Below are several key excerpts:  Boehner: American People Want a President Who Will Work With Republicans to Help Create Jobs Read More

Speaker Boehner on the CBS Evening News: The President’s Economic Policies Have Failed

January 24, 2012

In an interview with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said the president’s economic policies have not only not helped the economy, but have actually made it worse.  And because Republicans have passed nearly 30 bipartisan, House-passed jobs bills that remain stalled by Senate Democrats, the Speaker urged President Obama to work with Congress on the economy and job creation.  Following is a transcript of the interview:  Read More

At U.S. Chamber, Speaker Boehner Highlights "Forgotten 15" Bipartisan Jobs Bills

October 26, 2011

Speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Legal Reform Summit this morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the ‘forgotten 15’ bipartisan jobs bills that have passed the House but are stuck in the Democratic-led Senate. Read More

FULL TEXT: Speaker Boehner’s Address to the Economic Club of New York on Jobs, Debt, Gas Prices

May 09, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) this evening addressed the Economic Club of New York in New York, NY on efforts to create a better environment for private sector job growth by cutting government spending, preventing job-crushing tax hikes, eliminating excessive federal regulations, and opening new markets for American goods. Read More

Boehner Op-Ed in The Detroit News: Spending Spree Won't Fix Our Ailing Economy

July 14, 2010

U.S. Rep John Boehner: Spending spree won’t fix our ailing economy U.S. REP JOHN BOEHNER Detroit News When President Barack Obama speaks in Holland today, I hope that instead of trying to convince the people of a city suffering from 11.8 percent unemployment that our economy is “moving forward,” he will listen closely when they ask, “Where are the jobs?” Read More