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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, 11-Year-Old Montanan Light 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree

December 06, 2017

WASHINGTON—Tonight, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) participated in the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the West Front Lawn, where he was joined by 11-year-old Montanan Ridley Brandmayr, who helped flip the light switch for the holiday season. An annual tradition, this year’s tree hails from the Kootenai National Forest in Montana and will be lit from nightfall until 11 p.m. Read More

House Votes to Protect Second Amendment and Curb Gun Violence

December 06, 2017

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after House passage of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, and H.R. 4477, the Fix NICS Act. Read More

Statement on Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

December 06, 2017

"Jerusalem has been, and always will be, the eternal, undivided capital of the State of Israel." Read More

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