Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan's Floor Speech on Landmark Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis

September 27, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) came to the House floor to speak about the opioid crisis our communities are facing, and the landmark legislation Congress has passed to help expand treatment and support. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are as follows:  “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about something close to all of our hearts. Read More

Speaker Ryan’s Remarks at Annual ‘Washington A Man of Prayer’ Event

September 26, 2018

There are going to be those days when the boat feels awfully small, and the seas terrifyingly high. But through prayer, through reflection, that his how we hear those clear notes of grace. Read More

Speaker Ryan Discusses Defense Funding, FAA Reauthorization

September 26, 2018

At the weekly Republican leadership conference, Speaker Ryan spoke about two big things the House will complete this week to improve the lives of the American people. Read More

An Upgrade for American Aviation

September 26, 2018

America’s aviation system is headed for an upgrade. Today, the House will be voting on a bipartisan, bicameral package to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration. This is another important bipartisan achievement for this Congress. Read More

Eight Reasons This Defense and Health Funding Bill Is Critical

September 25, 2018

On Wednesday, the House will consider a defense and health funding bill that delivers on a number of important priorities. If signed into law, this will mark the most spending bills enacted on time in 22 years. That’s one reason this defense and health funding bill is so critical. Here are eight more. Read More