Speaker's Blog

We’re Still Waiting on the IRS to Protect Taxpayer Information

May 05, 2016

Instead of working in good faith the fix these problems, the IRS has resorted to the same tired excuses we’ve heard over and over and over again. Read More

Statement on the National Day of Prayer

May 05, 2016

"Today, we ask God for his wisdom and mercy, and we offer our prayers as one nation. We recognize that our faith is not just a personal right; it is a shared tie that binds us together. God gave this country to all of us, and so all of us owe Him our thanks." Read More

Puerto Rico Default Underlines Need to Prevent Bailout, Pass PROMESA

May 03, 2016

Without congressional action, things in Puerto Rico are going to go from bad to worse. The House bill, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), prevents a federal bailout by taxpayers and is needed to stop the bleeding. Right now, it’s being finalized by the Natural Resources Committee after negotiations with the Treasury Department and additional input from House Republicans. PROMESA is the best hope for Puerto Rico to get to a place where it can pay its debts and get on a path to fiscal health. Read More

Speaker Ryan Signs Two More Bipartisan Initiatives

May 03, 2016

Learn about two bipartisan legislation that Speaker Ryan signed last week. Read More

The president is still considering unilateral action to close Gitmo

May 03, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama admitted that he is still considering taking unilateral action to close our detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. The House has already made all legal preparations necessary should the administration seek to ignore the law. Read More

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