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#TaxDay: Our Tax Code Should Work For Us

April 18, 2017

Imagine, for a moment, if you could file your taxes on a form the size of a postcard. Wouldn’t that be something? This is one of the things we are working on right now. For too long, we have had a tax code that no one really understands. Long and complicated forms are only part of the story. Read More

A Blessed Easter from Speaker Ryan

April 16, 2017

One of the most important messages that Christianity has brought the world is one of hope. In today’s world, that may sound naïve. We are surrounded by stories of war, poverty, disease, addiction, loneliness, and failure—to name a few. Our work to try and eradicate these social ills certainly has its ups and downs. It’s never over. But today, on Easter Sunday, we are reminded that suffering isn’t the whole story. We believe that there is a different ending for us all.   Read More

Happy Passover from Speaker Ryan

April 10, 2017

Passover is an opportunity to remember the hardships that ancient Israelites endured as slaves in Egypt, but also a time to celebrate their exodus to the Promised Land. It is a story of suffering, resilience, and faith in God. It is also a story of hope—a reminder to never forget your roots, and to always look towards the future. So, on behalf of the whole House, I want to wish everyone celebrating a joyous and Happy Passover.  Read More

Congratulations to Judge Gorsuch

April 07, 2017

I want to congratulate Judge Neil Gorsuch on his confirmation as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. And I commend President Trump on having his nominee confirmed. As we saw during his confirmation hearings, Judge Gorsuch is a thoughtful jurist who has the utmost respect for the rule of law. The Court—and the country—will benefit from his experience and his character. Justice Scalia’s seat will now be filled by a judge committed to our Constitution and first principles. This is a good day for our country. Read More

Seven Years of Obamacare Is Enough

March 17, 2017

Next week marks seven years since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. With it came Democratic promises of government dependence and Republican warnings of fiscal insolvency. Read More