Speaker's Blog

Republican Plan Will Vault U.S. Tax Code to the Top

February 17, 2017

“If the U.S. were to enact this reform, the U.S.’s ranking would improve significantly on the Index. Our tax code would move from 31st plan (out of 35 countries) to 3rd, just behind Estonia and New Zealand.” Read More

A Productive Start to the First 200 Days: Speaker Ryan on Hannity

February 17, 2017

Last night, Speaker Ryan appeared on Fox News’s Hannity to discuss the progress Congress is making during the Trump administration’s first 200 days. Read More

Next Steps on Repeal and Replace: Remarks from Weekly Press Conference

February 16, 2017

This morning at his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan discussed the House’s plans to introduce legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare following the President’s Day work period. Read More

House Repeals Rule Threatening American Pastime

February 16, 2017

is regulation would create a harmful precedent for the federal government to seize more regulatory control on in the lower 48, which threatens the flourishing of America’s hunting and fishing. That’s not acceptable for Speaker Ryan, who is an avid hunter, and it’s not okay for many Americans across the country. Read More

House to Vote to Protect Taxpayers from Funding Abortion

February 15, 2017

In December, at the 11th hour of its tenure, the Obama administration pushed through a rule that effectively forces states to fund abortion services through Planned Parenthood. Today, using the Congressional Review Act, the House will vote to strike down that rule. Read More