Boehner Highlights Davis’ REINS Act

In the midst of ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, Speaker John Boehner, R-Oh., is highlighting a little known piece of legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., that is being promoted as a way to spur job growth and tackle burdensome regulation. From Twitter: [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/SpeakerBoehner/status/88261869919416321″] The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny… Continue reading Boehner Highlights Davis’ REINS Act

Yarmuth Praises Obama Debt Address, Criticizes GOP Leaders

Reacting to the president’s address about ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., slammed Republican leaders for playing politics with the nation’s credit and believes Democrats won’t support a deal unless it includes wealthier Americans making sacrifices. At a news conference Wednesday, President Barack Obama said raising revenue had to be an option… Continue reading Yarmuth Praises Obama Debt Address, Criticizes GOP Leaders

Golf Magazine Suggests Obama Get Tips From Yarmuth Before Facing Boehner

Handicapping the so-called “golf summit” between President Barack Obama and Speaker John Boehner, GOLF Magazine encouraged the commander-in-chief to get tips from U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., who is an avid and skillful amateur. The social outing was initially thought to be an attempt to cool tensions in Washington, but both sides have said no… Continue reading Golf Magazine Suggests Obama Get Tips From Yarmuth Before Facing Boehner

Yarmuth Demands Immediate End to Big Oil Subsidies

Joining an effort to end giveaways, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., announced his support of the Big Oil Welfare Repeal Act, which would revoke billions in tax subsidies given to oil companies. House Democrats planned a Thursday vote to force their Republican counterparts to take a stand on tax breaks given to companies such as… Continue reading Yarmuth Demands Immediate End to Big Oil Subsidies