Speaker's Blog

Eight More Things About Yesterday’s Jobs Report

November 03, 2018

Yesterday’s jobs report was unquestionably positive: Wages rising, more Americans joining the labor force, and new jobs being created. It’s possible the Chicago Tribune said it best in an editorial out yesterday: “There are plenty of measures of American satisfaction and security, but having a job is fundamentally important. Growth creates prosperity.” … “In other words, everything positive starts with jobs.” Read More

15 Things About Today’s Jobs Report

November 02, 2018

Wall Street Journal columnist James Freeman wrote this week, “But as Republicans prepare to make their closing arguments to U.S. voters, GOP candidates can justly say that their policies have yielded exceptional results. The economic revival they promised in 2016 has come to pass.” Today’s jobs report certainly reflects that. Read More

Speaker Ryan Names Members To Cyberspace Solarium Commission

October 29, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today announced that he has appointed Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Dr. Samantha Ravich, and Mr. Frank Cilluffo to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission Read More

Statement on Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

October 27, 2018

This morning, a solemn celebration of life and faith turned to horror and chaos. We are deeply devastated by this tragedy, the roots of which appear to be especially repulsive. Pittsburgh and the Jewish community have been rocked today, but they should know that Americans stand firmly with them. Read More

Speaker Ryan Statement on Report Showing Strong Economic Growth

October 26, 2018

WASHINGTON—Following another strong GDP report showing an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement: “Month by month, we’ve seen consumer confidence rise, the job market strengthen, and unemployment decline. These things add up. Today’s report shows American consumers are empowered to spend again. These results are no accident—this is what happens when we pass policies to help American consumers, workers, and businesses generate economic growth and opportunity.”    Read More