Paul Ryan Delivers Commencement Speech at Carthage College

To the Class of 2016: Forget the plan. https://t.co/rFklrRYroq — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) May 23, 2016 Yesterday, Paul Ryan delivered the commencement address at Carthage College. Below are his remarks: Thank you very much. To the class of 2016, congratulations. This is a big moment in your life. And no matter how much fun you have tonight, you’re bound to remember some of it. If you forget this ...

Ryan Discusses Poverty Initiatives with Stan Milam

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke with Big AM 1380’s Stan Milam. Stan Milam: “One of the projects you’re working on, one of your initiatives . . . I will call it the poverty initiative. To me, [this] signaled an opportunity where there could be some bipartisan cooperation. . . . Can you give our listeners an idea of your p...

Janesville Student Wins First District Congressional Art Competition

JANESVILLE, WI — On Saturday, April 30, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, announced Craig High School junior Norah Swenson as the winner of the 2016 First District Congressional Art Competition. Norah was honored during a ceremony held at the Olde Towne Mall in Janesville. The ceremony was attended by the student artists, their friends and families, their ...

Ryan Announces 2016 Mobile Office Tour Dates

JANESVILLE, WI — Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, announced that Congressman Ryan’s mobile office will once again visit communities all across Wisconsin’s First Congressional District starting in May and running through early September. A list of scheduled stops for the mobile office for the first half of the season (the months of May and June 2016) foll...

Ryan: We Know What We Believe In

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier this week, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke with WCLO’s Tim Bremel. Excerpts of Ryan’s answers follow: Crafting an agenda for a #ConfidentAmerica: “It’s coming [along] very well. It is five categories: What do you do to grow the economy? What do you replace Obamacare with to deal with the massive premium increases people hav...

Ryan op-ed: Let's take decisive action on opioid abuse

Right now, people need our help. Right now, thousands in Wisconsin and across America are struggling with opioid abuse. And that's why stopping this epidemic is a top priority in the House of Representatives. *** Many states, including Wisconsin, have stepped up to the challenge. They've passed legislation to help combat opioid addition and abuse. But now it's time for action on the national leve...

Ryan op-ed: The Key to Small Businesses' Success

This is Small Business Week, so there is no better time to take a hard look at how public policies can help workers employed by these businesses grow and thrive. Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. They make up 99.7 percent of American employers, and they create over 60 percent of new, private-sector jobs. The same is true in Wisconsin: We have more than 440,000 small busine...

Ryan Talks Education & Health Care Reform with Kenosha County Residents

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier this week, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke to thousands of Kenosha County residents during a telephone town hall. Excerpts of Ryan’s answers to constituents follow: Health care reform: “[Obamacare] forces you to buy the government insurance plan which has given us massive premium increases [and] huge deductibles. . . . One of...