Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan Announces Departure of Tommy Andrews

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today announced that Tommy Andrews, his director of members services, will be leaving the speaker’s office at the end of this week. Andrews, a veteran of two speakerships, has accepted a role in legislative affairs at the White House. Read More

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

Keeping the Momentum Going

September 12, 2018

Week after week, indicators continue to show the economy is thriving. And it’s making a real impact on Americans. Just today, the U.S. Census Bureau announced median household income climbed to a record $61,372 in 2017, "as the strong economy lifted the fortunes of more Americans." The report also showed the U.S. poverty rate declining.  Here are a few more positive stories from this week: Read More

Key Committee Chairs Back First Minibus Measure

September 12, 2018

This is the first time since 2007—2007!—that we will send multiple appropriations bills to the president’s desk prior to the end of the fiscal year. Read More

Where I was on September 11th

September 11, 2018

I remember that day like it was yesterday. Seventeen years—it's hard to believe it was that long ago. Read More

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