Ryan and Gallagher Send Letter on Veteran Housing and Recovery Programs

WASHINGTON – Today Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, sent a letter along with Eighth District Congressman Mike Gallagher, to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, David S. Shulkin, regarding questions about VA grants under the Housing Provider Grant and Per Diem program. “I am committed to working with stakeholders to ensure Wisconsin’s vete...

Ryan Discusses Health Care with Racine County Residents

Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke to thousands of Racine County residents during a telephone town hall meeting. Excerpts of Ryan’s answers to constituents follow: On health care reform: “Obamacare was supposed to lower the cost of health insurance and make it more available for people. It’s done the opposite. Instead of lowering the price ...

Ryan Discusses Congressional Accomplishments on WCLO & WISN

This morning, Congressman Ryan joined WISN’s Dan O’Donnell and WCLO’s Tim Bremel to discuss meaningful reforms and policies passed by the House of Representatives during the 115th Congress. Passing important bills for the American people: “We’re busy passing lots of bills and lots of reforms like we campaigned on and said we would. This congress, we’ve passed 158 bills. Compare that to the Obama a...

Employee town halls, business tours, and one inspiring meeting

Last Thursday and Friday, Paul traveled around Wisconsin’s First District—from Janesville to Racine to Burlington—to speak with his employers in southern Wisconsin, as he often does (check out these links). In case you missed it, here are the high points: Racine Journal Times: Tax reform is one of a number of measures the Republican-controlled Congress hopes to get to President Donald Trump’s desk...

Education --> Opportunity

Earlier this week, Paul delivered a major address on tax reform at the National Association of Manufacturers Summit. Paul’s remarks and Q&A session focused on reforming the tax code for individuals, families, and businesses. In addition to discussing the significant regulatory reforms already passed by the House and the importance of reforming and simplifying our tax code, Paul mentioned the need ...

Paul Ryan discusses House accomplishments on Wisconsin Radio

WASHINGTON – This morning, Congressman Ryan joined WTAQ’s Jerry Bader, WTMJ’s Jeff Wagner, and WBEL’s Stan Milam to discuss the House’s focus on doing work for members’ constituents. Excerpts of these interviews follow: “The House has been active: We’ve passed two big down payments on the military; we’ve passed Kate’s Law; we had a huge down payment on border security.” *** “We passed a lot of vet...

Paul Ryan hosts employee town halls

Over the last week, Paul held employee town halls in Wisconsin’s First District. The first was at WPC Technologies. Some excerpts of Paul’s answers below: Reforming the tax code: “The biggest issue we’re working on right now is our tax system. Right now we tax American manufacturers at much higher tax rates than our foreign competitor’s tax theirs. You guys are an LLC so the top tax rate on WPC is...

Paul Ryan tours local businesses, touts job creation

Over the last week, Paul toured a number of businesses in Wisconsin’s First District. These business owners are entrepreneurs, and their hard-working employees are vital to their success. On Saturday, Paul attended the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Dollar General’s new warehouse opening. Photo Credit: Martika Photography Some highlights: The Janesville Gazette: “This is fantastic. This is t...