WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement following H.J. Res. 123, the Continuing Appropriations Act.

“I am glad my House colleagues took action today to keep the government open and fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Along with enacting historic tax reform, we'll be working together in the next two weeks to find a long-term solution to our funding needs while maintaining fiscal discipline. The American people deserve that.”