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More #BetterWay Stories from around the Country

September 07, 2016

Over the last month, House Republicans have taken A Better Way to the country, sharing positive ideas and a bold agenda for addressing some of our country’s biggest challenges. Read More

Free the Dome

August 31, 2016

More than two years ago, work began to completely restore the greatest symbol of democracy in the world—the U.S. Capitol dome. Now, after having thousands of cast-iron cracks fixed, receiving a shiny new coat of paint, and being hidden beneath 52 miles of scaffold pipe, the Dome is almost ready to be freed.  In the 36-second video above, Speaker Ryan and Stephen Ayers, the Architect of the Capitol, take an up-close look at the dome project, which is set to be completed on time and under budget.  Read More

Welfare Should Be Tied to Work

August 22, 2016

Twenty years ago today, landmark welfare reform was signed into law. And you know what? It was a success. We moved people from welfare to work. In fact, employment for single mothers increased by 15%. But you know what else? That was just one program. Washington has created dozens more that need a second look. That's exactly what House Republicans are doing with our plan for A Better Way, and it starts with a simple principle: Welfare should be tied to work.  In the 52-second video below, Speaker Ryan explains why. Read More

There Is A Better Way to Fix Health Care

August 17, 2016

You can have a system in America where everyone has access to affordable healthcare, including people with pre-existing conditions, without a costly government takeover or double-digit premium increases. Read More

What Makes This Country Great

August 10, 2016

As a country, if we simply react to the news of the day—if we just chase the loudest voices—then we're not going to serve the people of the country the way that they ought to be served.  The reason I push so hard for ideas—the reason we're pushing so hard to offer this "Better Way" agenda—is because ideas are really what make this country great, and we have ideas for making this country great. We have ideas for getting this country back on the right track. Read More

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