Speaker's Blog

Six Months of Tax Reform

June 22, 2018

It’s been just six months under the new tax law, and already, we’ve seen millions of Americans receive bonuses, workers’ wages increase, one million jobs created, utility rates lowered in 48 states, record levels of unemployment—the list goes on. Read More

Speaker Ryan’s Floor Speech Urging Support for Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Opioids

June 22, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke on the floor in support of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, which brings a comprehensive approach to preventing and treating opioid addiction and stopping the opioid epidemic. His remarks are below: “Now, Mr. Speaker, I rise to express my wholehearted support for this effort, for H.R. 6. Read More

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