Speaker's Blog

Chairman Upton to Deliver Weekly Republican Address

December 09, 2016

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that this week’s Republican address will be delivered by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI). In the address, Chairman Upton will discuss the 21st Century Cures Act, groundbreaking medical innovation legislation signed by Speaker Ryan earlier this week. Read More

Statement on the Passing of John Glenn

December 08, 2016

“John Glenn was an American hero." Read More

Statement on Passage of Water Resources Bill

December 08, 2016

“This bill provides the resources necessary to ensure the safety and longevity of our water infrastructure, which is a part of everything from commutes to commerce." Read More

Speaker Ryan Signs Cures Act, Sends to President’s Desk

December 08, 2016

Today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)—joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and other members of the House and Senate—signed the 21st Century Cures Act, bipartisan legislation to reform our approach to medical research and innovation. Read More

Speaker Ryan on Squawk Box: Obamacare "Is Getting Much Worse"

December 07, 2016

"This law is just failing very, very quickly. We’ve got to replace this law." Read More