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House to Mark 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

April 04, 2018

WASHINGTON—On April 4, 1968, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee. Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that the House will observe the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination with a service in Statuary Hall to honor his life and legacy. The service will be held on Thursday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Read More

Speaker Ryan, Leader Pelosi Announce Memorial Service for Congresswoman Slaughter

March 29, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that the House will honor the life of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) with a memorial service in Statuary Hall on Wednesday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. ET.  Read More

NEXT WEEK: Speaker Ryan to Tout Tax Reform at Southwest Airlines, Discuss Workforce Development at Catholic Charities Fort Worth

March 28, 2018

WASHINGTON—Next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will head to Texas for visits at Southwest Airlines’s headquarters in Dallas and Catholic Charities Fort Worth to discuss two top issues for House Republicans: tax reform and workforce development. Important media guidance for each visit is below. 4/2: Speaker Ryan to Visit Southwest Airlines HQ in Dallas Read More

Speaker Ryan Concludes Prague Visit By Emphasizing “Rock Solid” NATO Commitment

March 27, 2018

PRAGUE—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today stressed the United States’ “rock solid commitment” to the NATO alliance, and the importance of enhancing regional security cooperation. Read More

FULL TEXT: Speaker Ryan’s Address to the Czech Parliament

March 27, 2018

PRAGUE—In an address today to a special session of the Czech Parliament, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) called for “solidarity on this frontier of freedom” and hailed strong U.S.-Czech ties based on common values and interests. The speech comes during an official visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Czech relations. Speaker Ryan is the first American leader in history to address the Czech Parliament.   Read More