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  • Congressman Ryan Calls on Congress & Administration to Put Our Troops First
    Apr 8, 2011  - WASHINGTON – As negotiations continue to avert a possible ‘government shutdown’ from occurring at midnight, First District Congressman Paul Ryan sent a letter to the House Chief Administrative Officer, Dan Strodel, making clear his desire to forgo compensation if Congress does not provide funding t... More
  • Spending Cuts: Will Congress Play Along?
    Apr 7, 2011  - By Michael Crowley and Jay Newton-Small The standard image of a cost-cutting Washington politician is a certain kind of dour old man — a pinch-fisted Dickensian fussbudget who wags his finger and scolds Americans about living within their means. But on April 5, the U.S. met the new face of federal f... More
  • Ryan Steals March on Obama as Fiscal Crisis Looms
    Apr 6, 2011  - By Michael Barone | Washington Examiner "My worst experience was the financial crisis of September 2008," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said Tuesday in response to a reporter's question about Democrats' attacks on the budget he unveiled earlier in the day. "What if the president and your... More
  • Ryan touts his 'path to prosperity' plan
    Apr 5, 2011  - By JENNIFER EPSTEIN Ahead of the release of his full proposal later Tuesday, House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan is touting his 2012 budget and an estimated $6.2 trillion in cuts over the next decade as a “path to prosperity” for a country he says is in danger of decline. With a government sh... More
  • The Case for Real Security and a Path to Prosperity
    Apr 5, 2011  - Congressman Paul Ryan’s Remarks at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) April 5, 2011 The Path to Prosperity Thank you Arthur, and thank you all for being here today. You know, the budget debates that are raging now in state capitals and here in Washington-especially the one we're having now in C... More
  • Chicago Tribune editorial: What real leaders do
    Apr 5, 2011  - Tuesday brought a welcome blast of truth-telling among the grown-ups on Capitol Hill. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., unveiled a politically risky proposal to curb federal deficits and pay down the national debt. As he and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, correctly stated, Amer... More
  • Ryan: No More Empty Promises
    Mar 16, 2011  - By Andrew Stiles In a particularly painful-to-watch moment from The Office, Michael Scott (the hopelessly inept boss played by Steve Carell) must tell an entire class of graduating high-school seniors that he will not be able pay their college tuition — having publicly pledged to do so years earlier... More
  • Budget Listening Session Charts
    Mar 1, 2011  - Budget Listening Session Charts More
  • Rep. Ryan Nominates First District Students for Service Academy Appointments
    Feb 23, 2011  - JANESVILLE – Congressman Paul Ryan announced the nominations of a number of students from the First Congressional District for appointments to attend U.S. military service academies. Part of the application process for young people interested in attending a U.S. service academy is obtaining a nomina... More
  • The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2012: More Spending, Taxes, and Debt
    Feb 15, 2011  - The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2012: More Spending, Taxes, and Debt More