Meet the 8th District’s 2015 Art Competition Winner

Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) on Wednesday welcomed Lillian Reid (Liberty Twp.), the grand prize winner of the 8th District Congressional Art Competition, to the U.S. Capitol. After touring the Capitol and Speaker’s office, Lily and her mother were congratulated by Rep. Boehner, and then joined young artists from across the country at the Congressional […]

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Rep. Boehner Tours West Chester Hospital

“For us mere mortals, who aren’t involved in the health care delivery system, we don’t think much about it— until we need it,” said Congressman John Boehner after touring the West Chester Hospital on Monday. Following a tour of their emergency room, Congressman Boehner congratulated UC Health and the West Chester Hospital for receiving their […]

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BOEHNER Column: President Obama Owes Our Vets a Real Plan for Fixing the VA

Washington, DC—Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following column calling on the president to offer a long-term plan to fix the problems plaguing the VA, citing the department’s ongoing scandals and its failure to improve care for America’s veterans: “It has been more than a year since General Eric Shinseki resigned as the […]

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Local Support for More Trade

Key quote: “As a 5th generation farmer, I take pride in knowing many generations before me worried and planned for the future so I could have the opportunities I do today. With 95% of the population living outside the United States, we have to look outside our borders for opportunities if we are going to […]

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Boehner Shares Story of Ohio Farmer and the Importance of Trade

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) used his weekly press briefing today to drive home the need for trade promotion authority (TPA), sharing the story of one farmer in Preble County, Ohio, who is amongst the countless farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and small business owners backing new trade agreements that will open new markets, […]

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529 Day: Ohioans Speak Out in Support of Protecting College Savings Plans & Expanding Opportunity

Today is 529 Day, a day to recognize hardworking Americans who planned ahead and invested in college savings plans for their children, and recommit ourselves to ensuring this critical tool remains available to middle-class families who rely on it.  Here are some of their stories: “We are very grateful that the 529 program was available […]

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A Nightmare for Ohio Farmers

(Photo from House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee) If the president has his way, the federal government will be able to regulate ditches in our own backyards. That is why the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, which requires the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed rule to redefine waters of the United States […]

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BOEHNER COLUMN: TPA Ensures Strong Trade Agreements for Ohio Farmers and Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following column on the importance of Trade Promotion Authority for Ohio workers and farmers: “Every corner of Ohio, from our farms to our factories, benefits from trade, and the reason is simple. Trade pacts allow us to expand exports with other nations and reach […]

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Congressman Boehner’s Floor Speech Calling for VA Reform

Washington, DC– In a floor speech today, Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) challenged the president to present a long-term plan to fix the VA, citing the department’s ongoing scandals and its failure to improve care for our nation’s veterans: “Congress will continue to pass legislation to hold the VA accountable, but only the administration can change the […]

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