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This week, Speaker Ryan signed another Congressional Review Act bill. This one repeals the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) anti-arbitration rule, which inhibits the ability of consumers to resolve disputes outside of the courtroom. The rule benefits wealthy trial lawyers at the expense of consumers and repealing it is the right call for regular people. Read more about the rule and our legislation to repeal it here. (Also pictured, from left to right: Rep. Hensarling (R-TX), Rep.

January was a busy month in Washington—perhaps the busiest one in years—but often times, what we see on prime time TV only tells half the story. Here are nine, behind-the-scenes photos that help fill in the gaps and highlight a few key moments from the Speaker's perspective.

1. Look Your Best - Speaker Ryan shows his son, Charlie, how to tie a tie.

On June 12, at 5:02 a.m., an explosive charge was detonated to breach the outer wall of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Fewer than 13 minutes later, the terrorist who cut short the lives of so many innocent Americans was killed.

The men and women who wear the badge and did not hesitate to act that night—and every night in city after city across the United States—deserve our thanks.

If you're planning on flying anywhere during your summer vacation—or really any time at all in the next year or so—then this bill that Speaker Ryan signed and sent to the president is for you.
“It was an honor to host Prime Minister Modi at the Capitol today. He spoke eloquently about the importance of a strong U.S.-India relationship to promoting peace and freedom around the globe."
This is a jobs bill and a reform bill. It will make sure that our small manufacturers have better access to the tax relief they need.

Speaker Ryan signs a bill to help fund the Bulletproof Vest Program for police officers.

It's a selfless—and sometimes thankless—job. But every day, law-enforcement officers all across America put on the badge and get to work to keep our communities safe. They've got our backs. And we should have theirs. 

That's why Congress passed (unanimously!) two important bills last week that:

last year, the administration stripped these female pioneers of their eligibility to have their remains placed at Arlington National Cemetery, America's most hallowed ground. Yesterday, with a bill sponsored by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) sponsored and signed by Speaker Ryan, Congress took a tremendous step towards restoring inurnment rights for WASPs at Arlington.

Even with the extra day this year, February is still a short month, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the sheer volume of common-sense legislation that Congress has sent to the president's desk. (21 total bills so far this year!)  Here are the highlights from February:

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