Speaker's Blog

House Passes Bill to Update EPA Chemical Regulation

May 24, 2016

"Chemical regulation can be awfully complicated, but this bill isn’t—it is just common sense." Read More

House Puerto Rico Bill Protects Taxpayers From a Bailout

May 24, 2016

Last week, the House introduced H.R. 5278, the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act" (PROMESA), which protects taxpayers and addresses Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. Take a look at these op-eds and editorial boards supporting PROMESA. Read More

Mosquitoes Carrying Zika Must Be Killed

May 24, 2016

We cannot be passive in our fight against Zika. Today, the House passed H.R. 897, the Zika Vector Control Act on a bipartisan basis today, which clarifies Congressional intent for use of pesticides to prevent diseases and eliminates duplicative permitting regulations—blocking these barriers to killing mosquitoes. Read More

Speaker Ryan: 'This Is Not Make-Believe'

May 24, 2016

"Yesterday, when the VA Secretary compared the lines at his agency to the lines at an amusement park, we were dumbfounded. This is not make-believe. This is not Disneyland or Wonderland, for that matter. Veterans have died waiting in line for their care." Read More

Air Force Pilots are LITERALLY Going to Museums for Spare Parts

May 24, 2016

This is not what museums are for. Read More