Speaker's Blog

The Summer Seven: July in Photos

August 01, 2018

In the 31 days of July, we took 3,293 photos documenting the speaker’s daily schedule. Now, this is a photo round-up. So, we’ve selected just seven photos from the seventh month to give a behind-the-scenes look at the happenings of July. Here are some of our favorite moments: 1.  Tax Reform 2.0 – In just over six short months, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has kicked our economy into high gear. Speaker Ryan meet with Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to discuss next steps for Tax Cuts 2.0, coming this fall. Read More

Career and Technical Education Overhaul Signed Into Law

July 31, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on President Trump’s signing of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act: Read More

They said it couldn't be done anymore

July 30, 2018

They said it couldn’t be done. ‘They,’ in this case, are progressive economists, and ‘it’ is strong economic growth. Read More

#BetterOffNow: Economy Growing At Fastest Pace Since 2014

July 27, 2018

“Second-quarter GDP jumps 4.1% for best pace in nearly four years. Gross domestic product grew at a solid 4.1 percent pace in the second quarter. . .That's the fastest rate of the growth since the third quarter of 2014 and the third-best growth rate since the Great Recession. In addition to the strong second quarter, the Commerce Department revised its first-quarter reading up from 2 percent 2.2 percent.” (CNBC) Read More

Better Off Now: What a Growing Economy Looks Like

July 27, 2018

Great news: The nation’s economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter. It’s the fastest rate of growth in nearly four years. Read More

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