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 ...

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...

Ryan hosts opioid roundtable, answers questions at employee Q&A

Opioid addiction is a national crisis and it's a having a heart-breaking impact right here in southeastern Wisconsin. That’s why Paul hosted an opioid roundtable, featuring health care professionals, law enforcement officials, first responders, human services officials, and former opioid addicts and their loved ones. These people, all in their own way, are on the front lines combatting opioid abus...

Gearing up for tax reform

Earlier this week, Paul toured the Harley-Davidson factory in Menomonee Falls to talk about something at the top of Congress’ to-do list: Tax reform. A tax code that’s simpler, fairer, and more competitive and would allow most individuals to fill out their taxes on a postcard. A tax code that will let Wisconsinites keep more of their own money and bolster businesses small and large alike. Those ar...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Paul Ryan Town Hall in Racine, Broadcast by CNN

RACINE — On Monday, August 21, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will join CNN’s Jake Tapper for a town hall live from the Racine Theater Guild in Racine, Wisconsin at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT. Speaker Ryan will take questions from an audience of Wisconsin First District constituents. Recently, Speaker Ryan traveled around the First District to talk about t...

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...

Tax Reform in Wisconsin

In between events in Wisconsin and working in Washington, Paul has been taking tax reform on the road from coast to coast. This week, he did so at Harley-Davidson in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Paul recently spoke to WISN’s Vicki McKenna, making the case for tax reform: “We’re going to release an outline of what tax reform looks like that is a consensus from the House and the Senate. And then our ...

One more way:

Last week, Paul participated in the SHINE groundbreaking ceremony, toured Blain’s Farm and Fleet with Agriculture Secretary Perdue, answered questions from Blain’s store managers, and toured businesses around Wisconsin to take questions from constituents and promote tax reform. In between those tours and meetings, Paul frequently holds office hours with constituents; one more way to hear from his ...