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A Big Tree from Big Sky Country

December 08, 2017

This year's Capitol Christmas Tree comes all the way from the Kootenai National Forest in Montana. Standing at 79-feet tall, with a 5-foot, handmade, copper star atop, the tree that once stood tall in Big Sky Country now lights the night on the West Front of the United States Capitol. Scroll on for photos from this week's lighting ceremony. Read More

Statement from the Office of the Speaker

December 07, 2017

The speaker takes seriously his obligation to ensure a safe workplace in the House. Read More

Statement on Continuing Appropriations Legislation

December 07, 2017

Along with enacting historic tax reform, we'll be working together in the next two weeks to find a long-term solution to our funding needs while maintaining fiscal discipline. Read More

Speaker Ryan: 'It's about time the hardworking people of this country get a break'

December 07, 2017

Today at his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan offered his sympathy to the people of Southern California who are suffering from devastating wildfires. He also addressed today’s House Committee on Administration’s hearing on sexual harassment and the House’s continued work to advance the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read More

Governors Rally Behind the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 07, 2017

Today, more than 20 governors from states across the country expressed support for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read More