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  • Members, Groups Protest Misplaced Farm Bill Spending Priorities That Put Proven Conservation Programs at Risk
    Apr 3, 2008  - WASHINGTON, DC – Four leading farm bill reform advocates in the U.S. House of Representatives and two leading national conservation groups today formally objected to a proposal last week by farm bill negotiators to eliminate nearly $1 billion from conservation programs to provide more money for a pe... More
  • Energy Bill Falls Short, but Appears to Avert CAFE Crisis
    Dec 17, 2007  - by Congressman Paul Ryan This column was published in the Janesville Gazette on December 17, 2007. It refers to an energy bill the House passed on December 6th. Although there’s much to dislike about the flawed energy bill passed by the House of Representatives recently, one bright spot is that it d... More
  • Misguided Energy Bill Falls Short – Won’t Lower Gas Prices, Could Increase Dependence on Foreign Oil
    Dec 6, 2007  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan today voted against a flawed energy bill (H.R. 6) that fails to increase the supply of many proven energy resources that exist in abundance in the U.S., raises taxes on American companies by more than $20 billion, and relies on a big-bureaucracy appr... More
  • Costly, Big-Government Energy Legislation Fails to Deliver Energy Independence
    Aug 4, 2007  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan today voted against companion energy bills (H.R. 3221 and H.R. 2776) that ignore – and even in some cases restrict access to – many domestic fuel resources that exist in abundance in the U.S. and chart a path that is likely to end up hurting American... More
  • Ryan Critical of Bills that Ration Funds for Troops, Misuse Intelligence Resources
    May 10, 2007  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan expressed serious concern over several bills on which the House of Representatives has voted or will vote today that essentially set surrender dates for precipitous withdrawal in Iraq, make only short-term funding available to support U.S. troops in ... More
  • Ryan to Serve as Co-Chairman of Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus
    Nov 28, 2006  - Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan today announced that, beginning in January, he will serve as a co-chairman of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus. Over 300 members of the House of Representatives and the Senate currently belong to this bipartisan caucus, which works to protect the ... More
  • Reps. Green, Ryan renew call for EPA to waive RFG mandates, combat price spikes
    Aug 7, 2006  - WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) and Mark Green (R-Green Bay) today sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to use its existing waiver authority to help prevent or reduce the impact of gasoline price spikes on Wisconsinites, in light of BP’s ... More
  • Reps. Ryan and Green advance fuel bill with House leadership
    Jun 28, 2006  - WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Mark Green (R-Green Bay) and Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) today continued their push to bring common sense and lower prices to the nation’s gasoline system by joining with House Majority Whip Roy Blunt, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, to introduce legislation that ... More
  • Ryan Votes for Legislation to Boost America’s Refining Capacity
    Jun 8, 2006  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan yesterday evening voted for legislation to help reduce America’s dependence on imported gasoline by addressing bureaucratic delays in the refinery permitting process and making it easier to add fuel refining capacity. The legislation – H.R. 5254, the... More
  • Ryan Votes to Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil
    May 25, 2006  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan today voted for legislation that would permit limited, environmentally sound oil and gas exploration and production in a designated part of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in order to reduce our dependence on costly foreign oil. The U... More