Rep. Boehner Invites Local High School Students to Compete in 2015 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following video message inviting 8th Congressional District high school students to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. Post by Speaker John Boehner.   All artwork must be submitted to Rep. Boehner’s Butler County, Clark County, or Miami County district office by […]

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Ohio’s Governor Among Those Telling President Obama to Back Keystone Jobs

This morning, 24 Republican governors sent a letter to President Obama requesting that he reconsider his decision to veto the Keystone XL pipeline.  Included among them was Governor John Kasich of Ohio. From their press release: “As governors, our foremost priority is to grow and strengthen our state economies,” said Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts. “We can achieve […]

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Costly Regulations Are No Way to Strengthen Small Businesses

Ask any small business owner and they’ll tell you that every dollar spent on burdensome regulations is a dollar that cannot be spent increasing wages, hiring new employees, or growing a business. “Unfortunately, we spend (and waste) a great deal of time [and] money ensuring that we’re compliant with all of the regulations imposed upon […]

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Tough Sell

There are products that, for one reason or another, become difficult to sell over time – and there are those that never made sense from the start. According to countless local families, businesses, and seniors, the president’s health care law belongs on that second list. We just recently heard from Annemarie, a small business owner […]

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Local Opposition to President’s 529 Tax

“This would be detrimental to my family’s efforts to save for our two daughters’ college education.” That’s what Ken from Coldwater had to say about President Obama’s proposal to raise taxes on college savings. While the White House wants you to think that 529s are “ineffective” and skewed to the rich, families like Ken’s flatly […]

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Ohioans on the Hill: Xavier Men’s Basketball Team Stops by the Capitol

Rep. Boehner with the Xavier University Men’s Basketball Team, the Speaker’s Balcony Official photo by Heather Reed, Office of the Speaker “There’s only one thing to say here, and that’s, ‘Go X!’” Boehner said.  “Best of luck to the Muskies as they take on Georgetown tonight for a Big East win on the road.” Boehner […]

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Rep. Boehner’s State of the Union Guests to Include Local Stories behind the Five Points

Washington, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today announced that his guests for the State of the Union will include local families, small business owners, and farmers who represent the very conversations that led to Rep. Boehner’s five-point, long-term vision for resetting the foundation of our economy. “As I’ve said all along, the five […]

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O-H…

Official photo by Heather Reed, Office of the Speaker After finding themselves on the losing end of a friendly wager with Congressman Boehner and two of his Ohio colleagues, Pat Tiberi (OH-12) (far right) and Steve Stivers (OH-15) (far left), Rep. Ryan Zinke (MT) (center), a University of Oregon alum, and Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02) […]

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In the Hamilton Journal-News: Boehner joins congressmen in “tie” wager for OSU game

By Michael D. Pitman Staff Writer WASHINGTON — Speaker of the House John Boehner joined with two fellow Ohio congressmen in challenging two congressmen to a “tie” wager. Boehner and Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Genoa Township, and Steve Stivers, R-Upper Arlington, are challenging Reps. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, and Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, on tonight’s College Football National […]

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