Speaker's Blog

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

Secretary McDonald Compares VA Lines to Disneyland

May 23, 2016

The VA is not the happiest place on earth—far from it. Veterans have died waiting in line for health care at VA facilities. Read More

Speaker Ryan Commencement Speech at Carthage College

May 23, 2016

Yesterday, Speaker Ryan delivered the commencement at Carthage College. Read More