Speaker's Blog

Weekly Republican Address: With 21st Century Cures, We Will Do Better

December 09, 2016

In this week’s Republican address, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) discusses #CuresNow—legislation signed by Speaker Ryan this week to bring medical research and innovation into the 21st century. Read More

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

The 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Is Lit

December 06, 2016

Merry Christmas, everybody. Read More