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#BetterWay in Your Neck of the Woods, Part Three

August 24, 2016

It's a series within a series, featuring Reps. Brady, Price, and Goodlatte. Read More

#BetterWay In Your Neck of the Woods, Part Two

August 23, 2016

Every day this week, we are looking at how House Republicans are taking the Better Way agenda to the country. As we mark the 20th anniversary of welfare reform, today's entry focuses on our plan to fight poverty, which shifts the emphasis from one-size-fits-all programs to local solutions. Read More

The Real Obama Liberal Legacy: 'You Didn't Build That.'

August 23, 2016

“If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” President Barack Obama, July 13, 2012 Read More

#BetterWay In Your Neck of the Woods

August 22, 2016

All throughout this month, House Republicans are promoting A Better Way, a bold agenda to tackle our country's biggest challenges. Every day this week, we will highlight some of these stories. Here are the first four: Read More

Welfare Should Be Tied to Work

August 22, 2016

Twenty years ago today, landmark welfare reform was signed into law. And you know what? It was a success. We moved people from welfare to work. In fact, employment for single mothers increased by 15%. But you know what else? That was just one program. Washington has created dozens more that need a second look. That's exactly what House Republicans are doing with our plan for A Better Way, and it starts with a simple principle: Welfare should be tied to work.  In the 52-second video below, Speaker Ryan explains why. Read More