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Opportunity Zones: Help for Distressed Communities Is on the Way Thanks to Tax Reform

May 01, 2018

There’s a lot of good news when it comes tax reform—like how it’s helping families, driving momentum, and boosting small businesses nationwide. But there’s one key facet of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that you may not have heard as much about: Opportunity Zones—something Speaker Ryan has long fought for to reduce poverty and develop communities. Read More

FAA Reauthorization Is a Boost for America’s Infrastructure

April 27, 2018

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Read More

Photos: Speaker Ryan's Made-In-Wisconsin Business Tour

April 27, 2018

While Washington Democrats continue to deny the new tax law is helping middle-income families, Republicans continue to hear directly from American workers and businesses who are benefitting. Earlier this week, Speaker Ryan visited four made-in-Wisconsin businesses, located in the First District, to hear how the companies, and their workers, are benefitting from tax reform. AMTEC—Janesville, WI AMTEC provides our military with state-of-the-art equipment. Speaker Ryan stops to watch the assembly of various equipment components.  Read More

Tax Reform Lifting Outlooks for Consumers and Businesses

April 27, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act continues to lift consumers’ and businesses’ spirits when it comes to the future of our economy. That became even clearer this week, with the release of two indicators measuring confidence and economic outlook. Read More

Five Reasons to Reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration

April 26, 2018

In a decade, nearly a billion Americans will travel by air each year. Those families deserve first-rate infrastructure that provides them with the best, safest experience possible. That’s why today, the House will begin taking up a reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)—the first long-term reauthorization package since 2012. Read More