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11 Conservative Wins in the Funding Bill

September 12, 2017

This week, the House will consider the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, the government funding package for FY2018. This is big deal: It’s the first time in nearly a decade that the House has passed all 12 appropriation bills on time. Read More

The largest pay raise for our troops in six years

December 02, 2016

"I’m particularly proud that this NDAA includes the largest pay raise our troops have seen in six years—and it’s well-deserved." Read More

This is about our troops

December 01, 2016

This bill, which continues a more than five decade tradition of bipartisan support, funds our troops and helps keep Americans safe. Read More

House Passes Bipartisan Defense Bill to Keep America Safe, Provide the Resources Our Troops Need

October 01, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement applauding House passage of the Conference Report to H.R. 1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act: Read More

Senate Democrats’ Shutdown Caucus Strategizes at the White House

July 07, 2015

If the president actually wants our troops to get paid, he should stop calling strategy meetings of his shutdown caucus. Read More

A Waste of Time

June 08, 2015

A simple question: do you believe it is a waste of time to support a pay raise for our troops? If you agree with Speaker Boehner that the answer to that is a resounding NO, then what Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said last week may not sit well with you. Read More