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Statement on Opioid Epidemic

October 26, 2017

“It’s time to remove the stigma of addiction and ensure people have access to the help they desperately need—and deserve.” Read More

Congress to Honor American POW/MIA with Commemorative Chair

October 26, 2017

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, November 8, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will dedicate a commemorative chair in honor of American prisoners of war (POW) and the nearly 83,000 servicemen and women missing in action (MIA). Read More

Statement on Iraq

October 25, 2017

"We support a united Iraq under the federal government in Baghdad, and we support the Kurdistan Regional Government." Read More

U.S. Congress Presents Gold Medal to the Filipino Veterans of World War II

October 25, 2017

U.S. House and Senate leaders today presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Filipino veterans of World War II for their service and sacrifice during the war. Read More

Speaker Ryan Announces New Addition to Policy Office

October 25, 2017

Stephanie Parks joins the speaker’s office today as Assistant to the Speaker for Policy, handling health care and veterans affairs issues. Read More