Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan Touts Resources for Veterans, National Security in First Minibus Package

September 13, 2018

During the weekly Republican leadership press conference, Speaker Ryan urged support for the first minibus appropriations package, which the House will consider this afternoon. He emphasized the critical House priorities included in the bill, emphasizing the resources it provides to Veterans Affairs and the vital funding it puts toward bolstering national security. Read More

Speaker Ryan Announces Departure of Tommy Andrews

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today announced that Tommy Andrews, his director of members services, will be leaving the speaker’s office at the end of this week. Andrews, a veteran of two speakerships, has accepted a role in legislative affairs at the White House. Read More

House Passes America’s Water Infrastructure Act

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on the passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act: “Every community depends on water infrastructure. America’s water infrastructure not only facilitates commerce within our borders, but it connects U.S. producers and consumers with the international marketplace. With this bill, the ports, dams, and waterways that keep America running will receive the improvements they need. Read More

Keeping the Momentum Going

September 12, 2018

Week after week, indicators continue to show the economy is thriving. And it’s making a real impact on Americans. Just today, the U.S. Census Bureau announced median household income climbed to a record $61,372 in 2017, "as the strong economy lifted the fortunes of more Americans." The report also showed the U.S. poverty rate declining.  Here are a few more positive stories from this week: Read More

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