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The Survivors' Bill of Rights Act Is Now Law

October 07, 2016

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), has a simple goal: to protect the rights of sexual assault survivors. Read More

8 Bills Congress Sent to the President

August 08, 2016

The next time someone uses the outdated expression "do-nothing Congress," be sure to forward them this email. The work of the people's House does not always make for the best prime time TV, but it is always steady and ongoing. And these days, it's been marked by a lot of real, common-sense progress. (But then again, you probably already knew that because of all the positive stories in your newsfeed. . . no?) Regardless, here are eight bills that Congress recently sent to the president's desk. Every single one of them are now law. Read More

Good News for Frequent Flyers

July 15, 2016

If you're planning on flying anywhere during your summer vacation—or really any time at all in the next year or so—then this bill that Speaker Ryan signed and sent to the president is for you. Read More

This Bill Will Save Lives

July 12, 2016

Last week, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Global Food Security Act (S. 1252). This common sense legislation will save lives by combatting hunger and malnutrition in disaster areas around the globe. And it will do all that without increasing spending by a single dime. In fact, it requires a results-based approach for U.S. Read More

How the House Does Business

June 02, 2016

On day one as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan made it clear: "We need to make some changes, starting with how the House does business." Regular order isn't always sexy, but under Speaker Ryan and the House Republican majority, it is steady and ongoing. Here are 10 photos from May that show that progress in action, featuring seven bills that have already been signed into law. Read More

Speaker Ryan Signs Bipartisan Manufacturing Jobs Bill

May 18, 2016

This is a jobs bill and a reform bill. It will make sure that our small manufacturers have better access to the tax relief they need. Read More

Police Officers Have Our Backs. We Should Have Theirs.

May 16, 2016

It's a selfless—and sometimes thankless—job. But every day, law-enforcement officers all across America put on the badge and get to work to keep our communities safe. They've got our backs. And we should have theirs.  That's why Congress passed (unanimously!) two important bills last week that: Read More

The Women of WWII Deserve to be in Arlington

May 13, 2016

last year, the administration stripped these female pioneers of their eligibility to have their remains placed at Arlington National Cemetery, America's most hallowed ground. Yesterday, with a bill sponsored by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) sponsored and signed by Speaker Ryan, Congress took a tremendous step towards restoring inurnment rights for WASPs at Arlington. Read More

A Special Bill Signing with Speaker Ryan's Children

March 23, 2016

It's not every day that you get to sign your own bill to send to the president's desk to become law, but that's exactly what Speaker Ryan did this week when he signed H.R. 1831, an anti-poverty bill he authored with Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Read More

8 (Bill-Signing) Photos from February

March 04, 2016

Even with the extra day this year, February is still a short month, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the sheer volume of common-sense legislation that Congress has sent to the president's desk. (21 total bills so far this year!)  Here are the highlights from February: Read More

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