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Boehner Praises Davis Bill to Increase Safety in America's Schools

September 18, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) joined Reps. Geoff Davis (R-KY) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) in praising House passage of the Student and Teacher Safety Act (H.R. 5295)."Parents should be able to have confidence that their children are in a safe environment while at school," said Boehner. "School officials should have the authority to handle potentially dangerous situations and take the steps necessary to intervene when the safety of our children is in jeopardy. Rep. Read More

Pessimistic Dems Try to Downplay a Strong Economy

September 17, 2006

According to USA Today, not only is the American economy growing, but we’re awfully close to “all-time highs” on the stock market: Read More

Pelosi: "It Shouldn't Be About National Security"

September 14, 2006

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made yet Read More

Boehner Statement on Plea Agreement with Rep. Bob Ney

September 14, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after Rep. Bob Ney (R-OH) reached a plea agreement with the Justice Department and pled guilty to two counts of violating federal law:“I have always known Bob as a skilled legislator and a good friend. Clearly Bob made mistakes, and he is now feeling the full weight of those mistakes. His actions violated the law, and he must be held accountable.“I support him for recognizing that he needs help with his problem with alcohol, and for seeking it. Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Comprehensive Earmark Reforms

September 13, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed comprehensive earmark reforms to bring greater accountability and transparency in how Congress spends taxpayer dollars: “Today was an important day for the House as an institution. Passage of these earmark reforms is a sign that Republicans are returning to the reform agenda that closed the House Bank and House Post Office, ended decades of Democrat rule in Congress, and put us in the majority 12 years ago. Read More