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An Economy in Which Small Businesses Can Thrive

May 02, 2018

The updated tax system is having a meaningful impact—both by creating an economic climate where small businesses can thrive and giving individual owners the confidence to do so. Read More

April in Photos: Running Through the Tape

May 01, 2018

As you may have heard, the Speaker announced last month that after nearly two decades in Congress, this session will be his last. After that, it was right back to business: constituent meetings, advancing the House’s legislative agenda, press conferences and interviews, business tours, and more. Read More

Opportunity Zones: Help for Distressed Communities Is on the Way Thanks to Tax Reform

May 01, 2018

There’s a lot of good news when it comes tax reform—like how it’s helping families, driving momentum, and boosting small businesses nationwide. But there’s one key facet of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that you may not have heard as much about: Opportunity Zones—something Speaker Ryan has long fought for to reduce poverty and develop communities. Read More

FAA Reauthorization Is a Boost for America’s Infrastructure

April 27, 2018

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Read More

Photos: Speaker Ryan's Made-In-Wisconsin Business Tour

April 27, 2018

While Washington Democrats continue to deny the new tax law is helping middle-income families, Republicans continue to hear directly from American workers and businesses who are benefitting. Earlier this week, Speaker Ryan visited four made-in-Wisconsin businesses, located in the First District, to hear how the companies, and their workers, are benefitting from tax reform. AMTEC—Janesville, WI AMTEC provides our military with state-of-the-art equipment. Speaker Ryan stops to watch the assembly of various equipment components.  Read More

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