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Boehner Floor Speech on Bill Undermining Workers’ Rights to a Secret Ballot

February 28, 2007

Today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) delivered a floor speech on the so-called Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800). Below are Boehner’s remarks as prepared: “Madame Speaker, I rise today in opposition to HR 800, a bill that will strip American workers of the right to choose – freely and anonymously – whether to unionize, while leaving them open to harassment and intimidation. Read More

VIDEO: Boehner Floor Speech on HR 800, 3/1/07

February 28, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) floor speech on HR 800, a bill stripping American workers of their right to a private ballot election when deciding whether to unionize, leaving them open to harassment, intimidation, and union pressure. Read More

Democrats’ Payoff to Big Labor Comes at the Expense of American Workers (Human Events)

February 27, 2007

Americans aggressively guard not only their right to vote, but their right to a private ballot. Whether we’re electing a school board, a mayor, or a member of Congress, we believe in the sanctity and privacy of a secret ballot election. So who do you think would say something like, “There’s no reason to subject the workers to an election?” A socialist dictator like Hugo Chavez? Fidel Castro? Read More

GOP Leader Boehner Says Military Spending Bill Should Support American Troops, Not Pork

February 27, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today called on House Democrats to craft a fiscally-responsible supplemental appropriations bill that supports and funds America’s troops in harm’s way -- without micro-managing the Global War on Terror and undermining our troops, and without adding pork or other unrelated spending projects not requested by the Commander-in-Chief. Boehner issued the following statement:“Congress has a responsibility to provide America’s troops with the resources and flexibility necessary to complete their mission. Read More