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  • Paul Ryan looks for areas of cooperation with Obama
    Jan 22, 2015  - By Nancy Cordes The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, says trade agreements and tax reform are high on his list, "two issues that we really want to take up this year." Ryan, who spoke with CBS News in an interview Wednesday, said he hopes trade promotion aut... More
  • Ryan sounds off after State of the Union
    Jan 22, 2015  - By Jon Brines, Kenosha News House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., expressed tepid criticism of President Barack Obama after this week’s State of the Union address, telling reporters on a conference call Thursday he hopes lame duck status changes Obama’s approach. “He’s been a p... More
  • Congressman Paul Ryan Discusses the President’s State of the Union Address
    Jan 21, 2015  - WASHINGTON — In a series of interviews, First District Congressman Paul Ryan shared his thoughts on the proposals outlined in the President’s State of the Union address. Congressman Ryan spoke with Fox News’s Bret Baier about finding common ground on tax reform: “We want to come together to grow a h... More
  • Obamacare is beyond repair
    Jan 6, 2015  - You can't fix a fundamentally broken law; you've got to replace it. That's why Congress can't save Obamacare with a few tweaks, despite what its defenders say. No quick fix can correct the main flaw: The law takes power away from patients and hands it to bureaucrats. As millions of Americans have le... More
  • 2014 Annual Report to Taxpayers
    Jan 2, 2015  - 2014 Annual Report to Taxpayers on the United States Government. More
  • Chairman-elect Ryan Announces Subcommittee Chairs of House Ways and Means Committee
    Dec 4, 2014  - WASHINGTON, D.C.— Earlier today, Chairman-elect Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced the subcommittee chairs and assignments for the House Ways and Means Committee for the 114th Congress. Upon making the announcement, Chairman-elect Ryan issued the following statement: “The Ways and Means Committee is full of... More
  • Chairman-elect Ryan Makes Staff Appointments at House Ways and Means Committee
    Nov 24, 2014  - WASHINGTON, DC - Incoming Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Paul Ryan (R-WI) today named three veteran aides to senior positions at the Committee. Joyce Meyer will serve as the Committee's staff director; Austin Smythe will be the policy director; and Brendan Buck will serve as communic... More
  • Journal Times editorial: Ryan in place to deliver tax code reform
    Nov 23, 2014  - By the Journal Times Editorial Board Now that the November midterms are over and the post-election promises of cooperation between Congress and the president have died aborning, it’s clear the winner will once again be gridlock. The tooth-and-nail infighting will continue on a host of issues from th... More
  • Congressman to push reform as chair of powerful House committee
    Nov 19, 2014  - By Mark Schaaf While a 2016 presidential bid is possible, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan this week attained a powerful position he said he’s long wanted. Republican leaders on Tuesday, Nov. 18, selected Ryan to chair the House Ways and Means Committee, the main tax-writing committee in Congress. The committee... More
  • Paul Ryan: Obama already hurting chances for 2015 cooperation
    Nov 19, 2014  - By Lori Montgomery Rep. Paul Ryan, the incoming chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, laid out an expansive agenda Wednesday for 2015, including a GOP alternative to the Affordable Care Act and a fix for the looming shortfall in the federal disability insurance program. An overha... More