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Boehner Supports Bill Strengthening House Page Program for Parents & Students

January 18, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed the House Page Board Revision Act (H.R. 475):“Parents who entrust their children to our care as part of the congressional page program deserve to know their children are as safe in the nation’s Capitol as they are in their own homes. These bipartisan reforms will improve oversight of the program and make it more responsive to the needs of parents and the pages themselves. Read More

Boehner Calls on Senate Democrat Leaders to Allow Vote on Line Item Veto

January 17, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement as Senate Democrat leaders continue to refuse to allow a vote on the line item veto amendment proposed by Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH):“The American people want their leaders in Congress to spend their tax dollars wisely, and the line item veto is another critical tool that will help bring greater transparency, accountability, and common-sense spending restraint to the federal budget process. Read More

Boehner Statement on the End of the “100 Hours” Agenda

January 17, 2007

 House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement as House Democrat leaders conclude their “100 Hours” agenda: “The new Congress began with hope for renewed cooperation between Democrats and Republicans on the issues that matter to our country. The leaders of the Majority pledged to lead with greater openness and a renewed commitment to regular order and an open and honest debate. Unfortunately, that pledge has been broken. Read More

Republicans Announce Budget Committee Assignments for the 110th Congress

January 17, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) appointed the following GOP Members to the House Budget Committee, all of which were ratified by the Republican Conference on Wednesday. He issued the following statement:“Fiscal responsibility and spending restraint are going to be some of the most important issues facing this Congress, and our members are ready for the task ahead. Read More

Boehner Statement on Democrat “Overseas Energy Investment” Bill

January 17, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the House Democrats’ energy plan (H.R. 6):“Congress must adopt a balanced and achievable policy to put the nation on a path to energy independence in the next decade. Our consumers are tired of the periodic price spikes that break their budgets and force them to choose between taking the family to the movies on the weekend and paying the gas bill. And they should be. Read More

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