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Last week, the House advanced a number of bills that work to strengthen our higher education system and help make college more affordable.  Whether you’re a current college student or are sending your own child to college, we thought it would be helpful to know what schools in our local area are saying about theHouse’s […]

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BOEHNER COLUMN: Cracking Down on Human Trafficking

My wife Debbie and I raised two daughters, and, like any parent, the stories of suffering and pain that follow from human trafficking crimes weigh heavily on me. Unfortunately, we see and hear the local stories about human trafficking nearly every day. According to a recent article in the Dayton Daily News, “During the past […]

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Ohioans on the Hill: Ken Griffey, Sr.

Every day, thousands travel from all over the country to visit Capitol Hill.  Today, that included Ken Griffey, Sr., the legendary outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds’ Big Red Machine.  Griffey and his family stopped by the Speaker’s office in the U.S. Capitol and met with Boehner, a life-long Reds fan (photo credit: Heather Reed).

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Boehner Statement on Five-Year Anniversary of Delphi Salaried Retirees’ Pensions and Benefits Termination

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R- West Chester) today released the following statement marking five years since the pensions of Delphi’s salaried retirees were terminated in the wake of the Obama Administration’s bailout of General Motors, while unionized workers received different treatment by the administration: “This ‘anniversary’ calls for anything but a celebration.  We’ve […]

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Who’s Really Doing the Tackling Here?

In the article, “Businesses tackle the Obamacare equation,” the Cincinnati Enquirer recently highlighted local businesses who are trying to navigate through the president’s disastroushealth care law. But it sounds like ObamaCare is doing most of the tackling here. According to the article, “As employers wrestle to understand how to comply, many are holding off on new […]

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Boehner Congratulates 2013 Military Service Academy Nominees on Academy Appointments

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today congratulated the 8th District’s 2013 Service Academy Nominees on receiving appointments to the United States Military Service Academies. Congressman Boehner nominated the students for academy appointments in December of 2013. “One of my most important duties as a Member of Congress is nominating a select group […]

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What Happens When America Gives More?

When Americans give more, our local communities thrive. And this week, by passing the America Gives More Act (H.R. 4719), the House is working to make it easier for everyone from individuals to restaurants to do just that – give more. Congressman Boehner says of the bill, “It’s the right thing to do, and I […]

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How Our Workforce Development Bill Could Benefit This Local Job Creator

Last week, the House sent to the president’s desk a bipartisan, bicameral jobs bill, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The local support for this bill shows just how important it is to our area. Companies such as Fairfield-based Machintek, Inc. have said they stand to benefit from the bill’s workforce development reforms, which improve […]

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Boehner Column in the Cincinnati Enquirer: Obama trampling Constitution

BOEHNER QUOTE: “This is no joke, Mr. President.  The American people are frustrated.” – – – – – Over the past five years, President Barack Obama has circumvented the American people and their elected representatives through executive action, changing and creating his own laws, and excusing himself from enforcing statutes he is sworn to uphold. […]

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