Speaker's Blog

Statement on White House Initiative to Fight Youth Opioid Abuse

June 07, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the White House’s new initiative to combat the opioid epidemic with a focus on educating young Americans about the dangers of opioid use and addiction:    Read More

Legislation to Fight MS-13 Goes to President’s Desk

June 07, 2018

WASHINGTON—A bill to help communities take on violent gangs like MS-13 heads to the president’s desk after being signed today by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). Authored by Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA), the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act makes resources available to state and local law enforcement agencies working to curb the rise in gang activity and violence. Read More

‘Why We Are Here’: Speaker Ryan Discusses New Laws for Veterans, Patients, and Communities

June 07, 2018

At his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan discussed immigration and three major pieces of legislation—two of which have been signed into law—to improve veterans’ care, expand pediatric cancer research, and help communities combat threats from violent gangs like MS-13. Read More

Speaker Ryan: ‘This Economic Momentum—It Doesn’t Happen by Accident’

June 06, 2018

Today, Speaker Ryan shared some of the biggest economic news from the past week, highlighting the healthy job market, rising wages, and economic growth that have been strengthened by the House’s policies. Read More

Water Infrastructure for a More Competitive America

June 05, 2018

This week, amid strong economic momentum, we will be moving forward with another piece of our agenda to bolster our nation’s infrastructure—specifically, water infrastructure. Read More