Speaker's Blog

Decades in the Making: The Story of Paul Ryan and Tax Reform

December 18, 2018

It's the 1990s, and an idealistic young conservative is forming a set of bold—and at times, politically contentious—ideas about the role of the federal government and our tax system. But as he'll learn as a member of Congress from Wisconsin, there is a reason tax reform hasn't happened in nearly 30 years. This is the story of Paul Ryan and his relentless drive to pass the first tax reform law in a generation. Read More

Teaser Trailer: "Decades in the Making"

December 17, 2018

There's a reason it hadn't happened in a generation. Big ideas—ideas about the role and size and scope of government—take time to debate, to normalize, and eventually, to become law of land. Read More

Congress Passes Sexual Harassment Reform

December 13, 2018

Today, the House unanimously passed landmark legislation to reform the Congressional Accountability Act. Following passage, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement. Read More

DEC. 19: Speaker Ryan to Deliver Farewell Address at Library of Congress

December 13, 2018

On Wednesday, December 19, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will deliver his farewell address in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress. It is the same setting where he delivered his Confident America address in December 2015, shortly after he became speaker. Read More

Speaker Ryan Statement on Farm Bill Passage

December 12, 2018

Following the passage of the final version of H.R. 2, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement. Read More