For Veterans: Addressing Opioid Abuse, Modernizing the Appeals Process, and More

Last week on the Hugh Hewitt Show, Paul remarked that “we’re busy doing our work,” here in the House. That remains true this week, with a focus on bipartisan bills to help our veterans. These initiatives may not garner a lot of attention in the press—there’s no conflict here—but they matter. Consider the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act: Did you know the VA estimates that it will...

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Last Thursday Paul crossed Wisconsin’s First District—from Janesville to Racine to Burlington—to speak with his employers in southern Wisconsin. Paul has been discussing tax reform with everyone from WIBA’s Vicki McKenna to employees at local business InSinkErator. But those weren’t Paul’s only visits last week; below are more highlights: Now more than ever it is important to encourage younger Ame...

Ryan Talks Health Care, Taxes, and Government Funding on WTMJ and WCLO

WASHINGTON – This morning, Congressman Ryan joined WTMJ’s Jeff Wagner and WCLO’s Tim Bremel to discuss ongoing efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, reforming the tax code, and wins in the government funding legislation. Government funding legislation: “We finally severed this Obama rule that if you want to help the military, for every dollar you give the military you have to give a dollar to w...

Ryan: ‘We are executing the plan that we ran on’

WASHINGTON – Today, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke with WIBA’s Vicki McKenna. Tackling the country’s big problems: “That is why we spent you know the better part of the year working on an agenda—I’m talking about 2016, to be executed in 2017—and now we are in the middle of executing it. We passed our health care bill last week; we’ve got a lot of ...

Ryan Discusses Health Care and Tax Reform with Rock and Walworth County Residents

Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke to thousands of Rock and Walworth County residents during a telephone town hall meeting. Excerpts of Ryan’s answers to constituents follow: On health care reform: “What’s happened here with [Obamacare], in the last few years, is fewer and fewer people who consider themselves healthy are buying the insuranc...

Ryan Discusses Health Care and Education with Kenosha County Residents

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke to thousands of Kenosha County residents during a telephone town hall meeting. Excerpts of Ryan’s answers to constituents follow: On health care reform: “Let me give you a backstop. First of all, we’ve got a real problem in that Obamacare is basically collapsing.” *** “To restore a viable heal...

From Racine to Burlington

Obamacare’s failings are piling up and last week the House passed the American Health Care Act to give Americans across the country the relief they deserve. Paul has been discussing tax reform on a national stage, and today, he took that message to his employers in Wisconsin’s First District. He visited InSinkErator to meet with employees and take their questions. Later, Paul held a listening sess...

Ryan leads Wisconsin Delegation Letter to Address Milk Exports

WASHINGTON – Today Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, sent a letter spearheaded along with Congressman Sean Duffy and cosigned by the entire Wisconsin Congressional delegation, to Commerce Secretary Ross, Acting U.S. Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn, and Acting U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Michael Young regarding concerns about recent actions by Canada ...