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The Freedom of Information

June 27, 2016

The House Republican plan for A Better Way offers a clear and compelling choice for America's future, but that doesn't mean you have to wait to start seeing results. That future starts now. Read More

Speaker Ryan: "Keep Moving Ahead" on Congressional Bulk Data

June 21, 2016

Congress needs to keep moving ahead by publishing all legislative measures in a standard format. That means enrolled measures, public laws, and statues at large. Read More

A vote to extend the pay freeze

June 09, 2016

This fiscally-responsible legislation increases Capitol security, allows sledding on the Hill, and funds critical government oversight tools. Read More

A Better Speaker.gov

May 13, 2016

You're probably reading this on your phone. And now, whenever you visit speaker.gov on any device—whether it's your phone, tablet, or desktop—your experience will be better than ever before. Read More

PHOTO: The First of Many 'Executive Sessions'

November 18, 2015

The House is returning to regular order, and these executive sessions are just the beginning. Read More

Democrats Attack First Amendment, Fight Transparency

September 25, 2014

The last time we counted the ways that President Obama has failed to keep his promise of running “the most transparent administration in history,” none other than The New York Times agreed, concluding, “John Boehner’s Right on Executive Secrecy.” Since then, more has been written about the Obama administration’s attempts to eliminate news coverage it doesn’t like and restrict the freedom of the press. Read More

Speaker Boehner: ‘Time to Audit the Fed’

September 17, 2014

Today, the House laid down another marker by passing the Federal Reserve Transparency Act (H.R. 24), a bipartisan bill that requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a full audit of the Federal Reserve within one year. Read More

House Continues to Advance Open Government Initiatives

February 25, 2014

On Monday, the Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force held a public presentation to share progress on a number of ongoing open government initiatives, including the recent release of House Bill Summaries in XML format for bulk download. Read More