The House on Tuesday rejected a proposal to limit GOP efforts to review Consumer Financial Protection Bureau spending.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte said Congress should ban an Internet tax "once and for all."
Rep. Joe Barton said supporters did not have the Senate or time on their side.
The Senate voted to advance two of President Obama's nominations to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The legislation would ensure employers can't block workers from obtaining contraception.
Boehner said leadership was awaiting recommendations from appropriators and a working group.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that is was “shameful” that President Obama will replace Cheryl LaFleur as chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with a “less experienced” nominee.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized his Republican counterpart, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), for suggesting that the “struggle for equality is over” for women.
The House will consider a measure to replenish the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015. A vote is likely in the late afternoon.
The measure would cut $353 million from IRS enforcement and use it toward deficit reduction.