Speaker's Blog

On the House Floor, Speaker Ryan Honors Dr. Charles Krauthammer

June 22, 2018

WASHINGTON--Today on the floor of the House of Representatives, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) paid tribute to the life and works of Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist Dr. Charles Krauthammer: “I want to pause for a moment to honor the life of Dr. Charles Krauthammer. Read More

Speaker Ryan Provides Update on Immigration, Strong Economy, Farm Bill

June 21, 2018

At his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan provided an update on the situation at the border and the immigration bills the House will vote on today. He also spoke about how the growing economy is creating new opportunities and openings for workers, and why now is the right time to pass a farm bill that includes workforce development reforms. Read More

Speaker Ryan Reflects on Tax Reform, Six Months Later

June 21, 2018

For the last eight years of what I would call "Obamanomics," they overregulated the economy. They kept taxes too high, and they were stopping economic growth from taking off. And I just knew that if we actually did the things that we know grow the economy—regulatory relief and comprehensive tax reform—we would bring in a burst of new confidence for people to take risks and for big and small businesses alike to expand. Read More

House Passes Farm Bill With Landmark Workforce Development Reforms

June 21, 2018

Washington—Today, following the passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued this statement:   “The American Idea is so distinct: The condition of your birth should not determine the outcome of your life. With the passage of this bill, we’re moving toward a poverty-fighting system where this kind of upper mobility is attainable for more Americans. This is a big deal. Read More