Speaker's Blog

Another Strong Week for the Economy

October 04, 2018

“Remarkably positive outlook”: That was Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell yesterday on the state of the American economy. He went on to say, “a wide range of data on jobs and prices supports a positive view,” and “many forecasters are predicting that these favorable conditions are likely to continue.” Here are a few numbers from this week that show this positive economic momentum is continuing to reach workers and consumers: Read More

Scenes From September

October 02, 2018

Underreported news→ Congress delivered several big, bipartisan wins this month that will make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s not the flashy stuff that makes the headlines, but during September, Congress funded 75% of domestic government by the end of the fiscal year—for the first time since 2007. Read More

Statement on Trade Agreement with Mexico, Canada

October 01, 2018

WASHINGTON–House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it had reached a new trilateral trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.  Read More

Music to Your Ears

September 29, 2018

If you ever listen to music on services like Pandora, Spotify, and Apple Music, then you can appreciate how much of a no-brainer this is. With the Music Modernization Act, songwriters, artists, and sound engineers will finally receive fair market value when their songs are played. Read More

Speaker Ryan Statement on House Passage of Tax Reform 2.0

September 28, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement upon the passage of the three bills comprising the Tax Reform 2.0 package: “Tax reform is already an incredible success story. In little more than nine months, we have seen a resurgence of broad-based economic growth, lifting families, workers, and small business owners into optimism and opportunity. The results speak for themselves: The American economy and its workforce are thriving. The three bills passed this week will continue to propel this growth. Read More