Ryan Outlines 2017 Congressional Priorities on WPR

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke with WPR’s Rob Ferrett on Central Time. The scandal at Tomah VA Medical Center: “Tomah has been under such a microscope and yet they still have these terrible problems. We see persistent management failures here. And what is frustrating to [me] and to Ron Johnson and others is lack of acco...

#CuresNow

It’s 2016, and our society is saturated with technology more than ever before. From smart phones to smart appliances and everything in between, technological advances have made our lives much more convenient. So why hasn’t innovation in health care kept pace? Enter the 21st Century Cures Act. This bill will make significant reforms to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Food and Drug Admi...

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In recent years, America has seen an energy boom. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other new technologies have allowed American energy developers to tap into the vast resources at our disposal. Regulations are important. They help protect our health, safety, and well-being, and provide firm rules for us to live by. But taken beyond their initial purpose—and to an extreme—regulations can do m...

Ryan Discusses A #BetterWay with WCLO’s Tim Bremel

WASHINGTON, DC — Today Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke with WCLO’s Tim Bremel about implementing House Republicans’ agenda, A Better Way, in 2017. Outlining legislative priorities for next year: “The first priority is to get the economy growing, get the economy moving. Regulatory relief is a huge part of that. Just go talk to any small-business per...

Cleaning up the VA

All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to our armed forces—the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to the defense of freedom. After serving our nation, our veterans deserve easy access to quality care. Unfortunately, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rife with serious problems that have cost veterans their lives. Veterans have died on waiting lists. Meanwhile, the VA has spe...

Ryan Statement on Latest Tomah VA Scandal

WASHINGTON, DC — Wisconsin’s First District congressman and speaker of the House, Paul Ryan issued the following statement after news that almost 600 veterans who received care at the Tomah VA Medical Center may have been infected with various diseases following a breach of VA regulations. “This news is not just heartbreaking; it’s outrageous. How can our veterans be treated so carelessly and wher...

Obamacare Turns 3: There's a Better Way

Obamacare Turns 3: There's a Better Way Congressman Paul Ryan Right Wisconsin September 30, 2016 Three years ago tomorrow, the Obamacare exchanges opened for business. Despite the fact that the Affordable Care Act had been signed into law over three years earlier, the exchanges were rife with technical issues. For the president’s signature domestic legislative “achievement,” those problems were on...

#BetterWay: House Passes Bill to Unburden Small Businesses

Southern Wisconsin’s families continue to work hard to make ends meet in an uncertain economy, but too many—94 million all across America—aren’t looking for a job or have given up trying. That translates to a nationwide labor-force participation rate of 62.8 percent, the lowest since 1978. That’s a record low that the economy has hit multiple times throughout this presidency. As of 2015, Wisconsin...