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A Quick Pit Stop

September 25, 2017

Founded in Milwaukee, WI in 1903, Harley-Davidson is as intertwined with the Wisconsin culture as Miller beer, cheese curds, and the Green Bay Packers. Last week, Speaker Ryan made a pit stop at Harley’s Powertrain Operations facility in Menomonee Falls, WI (just outside of Milwaukee). Harley is also one of the many American companies being handicapped by our current tax system. Read More

Rebuild and Recover

September 22, 2017

This week, over the course of about 26 hours, Speaker Ryan made three stops in two states to survey damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read More

A Much-Needed Update

September 18, 2017

1986: The year Speaker Ryan got his driver’s license and the last time the Chicago Bears won the Super Bowl (SAD!). It’s also the year we last reformed our country’s tax code. And just like the rotary phone of the 80s, the American tax code is seriously outdated. As a result, we have a tax system that’s hurting American families and businesses, costing us jobs. These eight things have received a much-needed update, and it's time our tax code gets one, too. Read More

The Man From Russell

September 15, 2017

Last week, Congress voted to award Robert J. Dole, former U.S. Senator from Kansas, with the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. This is the highest and most distinguished civilian honor given by the Congress.   Read More

Nine Photos: Planes, Drones, and (Self-Driving) Automobiles

August 31, 2017

As Congress gears up for a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform the tax code, Speaker Ryan has been taking every possible opportunity to meet with American workers and job creators. From his home state of Wisconsin to the West coast states of Oregon and Washington, last week the Speaker spent time with hundreds of hardworking Americans who deserve a tax system that levels playing field. Read More