Speaker's Blog

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

Speaker Ryan Discusses Six Months of Economic Strength Since Tax Reform

June 20, 2018

At the weekly Republican Leadership Press Conference, Speaker Ryan spoke about the country’s economic momentum in the six months since the passage and enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read More

Earlier: Speaker Ryan on the Situation at the Border

June 20, 2018

Speaker Ryan spoke about the situation at the border, saying the House will consider legislation tomorrow to keep families together during their legal proceedings. Read More

Taking Action Against Opioids

June 18, 2018

This week, the House continues its bipartisan work to address the opioid epidemic. By the end of this week, we will have considered more than 50 pieces of legislation to support prevention, aid recovery, and protect our communities Read More