Congressman Paul Ryan Tours First District Business Benefitting From Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday, January 12, Congressman Paul Ryan spent the day traveling around the First District. One of his stops included a tour of a business that will be able to invest more funds into their facility as a direct result of the recently signed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. At Zero Zone in North Prairie, Wisconsin, executives spoke with the Congressman about how the bill will allow them...

What you’ve been waiting for:

Today you finally get what you’ve anxiously been awaiting: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (we’re excited, too). Paul has been talking about how tax reform will help middle- and lower-income earners, whether it’s in Massachusetts, Oregon, Pennsylvania, or Washington. When Paul meets with his employers, hardworking taxpayers tell him that their taxes are too high, filing their taxes is too complicated, a...

Ryan: “We want to lower taxes for middle-class families”

WASHINGTON – This morning, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined WCLO’s Andrea Morrow to discuss ongoing efforts in Congress to reform the tax code: "We are taxing American businesses, especially here in Wisconsin, at much, much higher tax rates than our foreign competitors are taxing theirs, and as a result, it puts us at a disadvantage. So what we want ...

Tax reform = bigger paychecks

WASHINGTON – Today, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined WTAQ’s Jerry Bader and WTMJ’s John Mercure to talk about the benefits of tax reform. Check out excerpts below: Lowering rates for families and individuals: “The point of tax reform is to make the code simpler and to lower people’s tax rates and increase people’s take home pay. It’s all about gettin...

Ryan: “A stronger economy, a healthier middle class”

Tax reform is probably Paul Ryan’s favorite thing to talk about; after all, it is one issue that will touch the lives of nearly every American in all walks of life. The goal of tax reform is simple: More jobs, fairer taxes, and bigger paychecks. Paul is taking the message of tax reform not only to Wisconsinites, but employees around the country. In the last couple of months, he's visited with work...

Ryan Nominates Students for Military Service Academies

WASHINGTON — Today, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, announced the 16 students in the First District who would be receiving nominations for appointments to the U.S. service academies. Young men and women who wish to attend a U.S. service academy must obtain a nomination from an authorized nominating source, such as a member of Congress. Of this year’s nom...

Ryan joins ‘Life Matters’ to pitch tax reform

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan appeared on WLKG’s Life Matters to discuss tax reform: “Lowering people’s tax rates so they can keep more of what they earn in the first place means they have more money in their pocket, bigger paychecks, more take home pay, and . . . Number two, by lowering tax rates across the board on all o...

Paul Ryan discusses tax reform with WISN’s Dan O’Donnell

This morning, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined WISN’s Dan O’Donnell to discuss ongoing efforts in Congress to reform the tax code. Excerpts follow: “The whole purpose of this [framework] is to lower taxes for people who are middle-income and low-income. By doubling the standard deduction [and] increasing the child tax credit, that helps all middle in...