Speaker's Blog

Justice Antonin Scalia

February 13, 2016

“I learned so much from this man. I knew him. I respected him. I looked up to him. We all did. Tonight, Janna and I offer our sympathy and prayers to Justice Scalia’s family.” Read More

Weekly Republican Address: Maximizing America's Energy Potential

February 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — In this week’s Republican address, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) discusses efforts to protect hardworking families from the Obama administration's war on affordable energy and jobs. Read More

Statement on Passage of Bill to Roll Back FDA Menu Labeling Rule

February 12, 2016

This important legislation would roll back the FDA’s burdensome menu labeling rule, giving American restaurants, grocery and convenient stores the flexibility they need to be successful. Read More

We Came Together to Advance Conservative Priorities

February 11, 2016

This week, the House and Senate joined together on a variety of issues to find common ground on behalf of the American people, including responding to the Flint water crisis, installing new sanctions against North Korea’s rogue regime, and better enforcing our trade laws, all while holding the administration accountable for contemplating illegally transferring Guantanamo Bay prisoners to our soil. Read More

Photo: Speaker Ryan Meets with the President (of Italy)

February 11, 2016

Speaker Ryan welcomed Sergio Mattarella, the president of the Italian Republic, to the U.S. Capitol this week for a bipartisan meeting with fellow House leaders. The speaker emphasized the enduring friendship between the Italian and American people. They discussed the path forward on the common security challenges facing Italy and the U.S. in the Middle East and North Africa. Read More