Speaker's Blog

House Passes America’s Water Infrastructure Act

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on the passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act: “Every community depends on water infrastructure. America’s water infrastructure not only facilitates commerce within our borders, but it connects U.S. producers and consumers with the international marketplace. With this bill, the ports, dams, and waterways that keep America running will receive the improvements they need. Read More

Statement on Introduction of First Minibus Conference Report

September 10, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the introduction of the first Minibus Conference Report: Read More

Speaker Ryan Appoints Conferees for Third Minibus Package

September 06, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today named the following lawmakers from the House Appropriations Committee to serve on the House-Senate conference committee for H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act: Read More

Statement on Passage of the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

September 05, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act: “College should be an opportunity for all those who want it. But with a complex federal financial aid system that provides little guidance to students, it’s often out of reach or leads to high student debt. Instead of this status quo, we should support students as they make decisions about how to finance their education and begin to repay their loans. Read More

Speaker Ryan Appoints Conferees for Defense Funding Package

September 04, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today named the following members of the House Appropriations Committee to the conference committee for H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act:1) Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)2) Rep. Harold Rogers (R-KY)3) Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)4) Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)5) Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)6) Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) Read More

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