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Statement on Passage of Water Resources Bill

December 08, 2016

“This bill provides the resources necessary to ensure the safety and longevity of our water infrastructure, which is a part of everything from commutes to commerce." Read More

8 Bills Congress Sent to the President

August 08, 2016

The next time someone uses the outdated expression "do-nothing Congress," be sure to forward them this email. The work of the people's House does not always make for the best prime time TV, but it is always steady and ongoing. And these days, it's been marked by a lot of real, common-sense progress. (But then again, you probably already knew that because of all the positive stories in your newsfeed. . . no?) Regardless, here are eight bills that Congress recently sent to the president's desk. Every single one of them are now law. Read More

Good News for Frequent Flyers

July 15, 2016

If you're planning on flying anywhere during your summer vacation—or really any time at all in the next year or so—then this bill that Speaker Ryan signed and sent to the president is for you. Read More

Ryan: "Now I realize it's an honor."

November 05, 2015

Washington, DC — At his first Capitol press briefing as speaker today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) shared his vision for a House of Representatives that is more open, inclusive, and transparent. He also praised the bipartisan work on a long-term highway bill that will help create good-paying jobs. Following are excerpts from Speaker Ryan's remarks: Read More

Speaker Boehner on Highway Program Extension

July 15, 2015

This bipartisan action will keep construction workers on the job, and pave the way for further efforts on a long-term infrastructure plan. Read More

House’s Actions Speak Louder than President’s Words

July 15, 2014

While President Obama professes his love for infrastructure, he’s blocking the Keystone XL pipeline, an infrastructure improvement project supported by 61 percent of Americans. Read More

Critical Transportation and Infrastructure Priorities

June 10, 2014

"Modernizing our nation’s infrastructure is a critical part of strengthening our economy and growing good-paying jobs." Read More