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Statement by Speaker Ryan

October 05, 2017

This afternoon I received a letter of resignation from Congressman Tim Murphy, effective October 21. Read More

Speaker Ryan's Floor Speech on the Budget

October 05, 2017

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered remarks on H. Con. Res. 71, the House’s budget legislation. Following are Speaker Ryan’s remarks: “My colleagues, I rise to urge the whole House to support this Republican budget, H. Con. Res. 71. Let me just say a few things. Read More

Concrete Relief for Your Family: The Increased Standard Deduction and Child Tax Credit

October 04, 2017

Last week, Republican leaders in the House, Senate, and White House released our unified framework for fixing our broken tax code. What is our promise to you? More jobs, fairer taxes, and bigger paychecks for Americans, especially middle-class families, who bear the majority of the tax burden. Today, we’ll focus on the bigger paychecks portion of that promise. Read More

Speaker Ryan on Supplemental Disaster Relief Funding Request

October 04, 2017

This has been the worst hurricane season in recent memory. The devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria has disrupted millions of American lives, mostly recently in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Read More

5 Ways Your Taxes Will Get Simpler Next Year

October 04, 2017

It's no secret. Filing your taxes is complicated. That's why the vast majority of Americans have to rely on accountants or software to help them get the job done every April—services that can be both costly and time-consuming. It's 2017, and people are walking around with computers in our pockets. Surely we can make taxes a little bit easier, as well. Read More