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THURSDAY: Speaker Ryan to Attend Communities of Color Breakfast Series

April 10, 2018

On Thursday, April 12, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will attend the Communities of Color breakfast roundtable, a bipartisan event hosted by INSIGHT America and the National Urban League each month. This month’s discussion will focus on topics like workforce development, upward mobility, and what can be done to help more people escape poverty and realize the American Idea Read More

Another Step Toward Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

April 09, 2018

Major projects can too easily get bogged down in bureaucracy, and these reforms will go right at that logjam. Read More

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