Speaker's Blog

Stories from Ohio - The ABLE Act

December 05, 2014

On Wednesday, the House passed the ABLE Act, a bill that provides tax-exempt savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.  After the passage of H.R. 647 in the House, Speaker Boehner said, “The ABLE Act is a simple but powerful idea: give individuals with disabilities the same opportunity to put away tax-free money for things like school, retirement, and job training that any American has.” Read More

ABLE Act Champions to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address

December 05, 2014

Days after the House passed landmark legislation to help individuals with disabilities, three of its champions in the House will team up to deliver the Weekly Republican Address. Read More

Speaker Boehner on the November 2014 Unemployment Report

December 05, 2014

Millions remain out-of-work, and middle-class families across the country, including my home state of Ohio, are struggling to get by on wages that haven’t kept pace with rising costs. Read More

House Rejects President’s Immigration Actions; Senate Should Follow Suit

December 04, 2014

“The American people elected us to heed their will and not bow to the whims of the White House that regards the legislative process established by the Constitution as little more than a nuisance.” Read More

House Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Defense Authorization Agreement

December 04, 2014

The security threats our nation faces are as grave as they are prolific, and it is imperative that we provide our military men and women the tools they need to keep America safe. Read More