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A Healthy Economy Needs a Healthy Workforce

May 10, 2018

There’s no question the economy is thriving. The unemployment rate has now dipped to 3.9 percent, its lowest point since December 2000. Wages and disposable income are climbing, and growth remains strong.   But amidst all these positives, employers are still struggling to recruit skilled workers to fill job vacancies. Read More

Listen: Speaker Ryan Talks House Agenda, News of the Day on WI Radio

May 09, 2018

Today, Speaker Ryan joined Milwaukee’s The Steve Scaffidi Show to discuss the news of the day—like North Korea releasing three American citizens and President Trump’s dismantling of the Iran Deal—and the House's agenda going forward. Listen to the interview here and check out excerpts below. On North Korea: Read More

Statement on the Passage of Congressional Review Act Repeal of Auto Lending Rule

May 08, 2018

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the passage of S.J. Res. 57, which marks this Congress’s 16th use of the Congressional Review Act. Read More

Speaker Ryan Statement on Iran

May 08, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after the president’s announcement regarding the Iran Deal. Read More

Speaker Ryan: ‘Americans Are Right to Feel Good about how Things Are Going’

May 08, 2018

Today, Speaker Ryan discussed the strong state of the economy—highlighting low unemployment and increased optimism among workers and businesses—and spoke about the workforce development agenda the House will keep moving forward to ensure workers are equipped with the skills needed to fill good jobs. Read More