Speaker's Blog

House Passes Bill to Update EPA Chemical Regulation

May 24, 2016

"Chemical regulation can be awfully complicated, but this bill isn’t—it is just common sense." Read More

Statement on the Death of Taliban Leader

May 23, 2016

"This strike is a reminder that we remain a nation at war." Read More

Weekly Republican Address: Protecting America’s Veterans

May 21, 2016

“This week, the House passed legislation that funds the VA. In it, we have used our constitutional authority to hold the VA accountable." Read More

Rep. Gus Bilirakis to Deliver Weekly Republican Address

May 20, 2016

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), vice chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, will deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, May 21. Read More

Puerto Rico Bill Addresses Crisis, Avoids Taxpayer Bailout

May 19, 2016

Today, Republicans and Democrats came together to fulfill Congress’s constitutional and fiscal responsibility to address the crisis with the introduction of PROMESA, the House’s bipartisan legislation. PROMESA is the most responsible solution to the crisis because it gives Puerto Rico a path to real reform while protecting taxpayers. Read More