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  • House Passes Bills to Strengthen Border Security, Fight Crime
    Sep 21, 2006  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan today voted in favor of three pieces of legislation to improve border security and prevent dangerous illegal immigrants, including gang members, from exploiting our nation’s immigration laws. The House passed these bills – H.R. 4830, the ... More
  • Ryan Statement on Death of Terrorist al-Zarqawi
    Jun 8, 2006  - WASHINGTON – First District Congressman Paul Ryan today issued the following statement on the death of terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: “Working together, America’s military, Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi people have won a major battle in the war on terrorism. Thanks to their tireless efforts, ... More
  • Ryan Votes for Bill to Boost Port Security
    May 4, 2006  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan today voted for legislation to strengthen our nation’s port security system and make cargo more secure from the point of origin to its arrival in the United States. This legislation, H.R. 4954 – the Security and Accountability for Every P... More
  • Ryan Reports on Trip to India , Vietnam with Speaker’s Congressional Delegation
    Apr 19, 2006  - JANESVILLE – Wisconsin ’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan last week served as a member of a small bipartisan congressional delegation to India and Vietnam led by the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The purpose of the trip was to meet with government leaders and learn firsthand abo... More
  • Ryan Response to President's State of the Union Address
    Jan 31, 2006  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin's First District Congressman Paul Ryan tonight made the following comments regarding the President’s State of the Union address: “The President needed to send a morally clear and consistent message to our allies and to the terrorists. He did that. Winning the war on terror req... More
  • House Approves Renewal of Patriot Act Protections against Terrorists
    Dec 14, 2005  - WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved the final version (Conference Report) of H.R. 3199, the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 by a vote of 251-174. First District Congressman Paul Ryan voted in favor of the measure, which reauthorizes expiring provisions of... More
  • House Approves Renewal of Patriot Act Protections against Terrorists
    Jul 22, 2005  - WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives late yesterday passed H.R. 3199, the USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 by a vote of 257-171. First District Congressman Paul Ryan voted in favor of the measure, which reauthorizes expiring provisions of the PATRIOT Act (and two... More
  • House Approves Annual Defense Authorization Bill
    May 25, 2005  - WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved annual legislation that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy, as well as funding to support current operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the global war on terror. ... More
  • House Votes to Set Standards for Driver’s Licenses to Thwart Terrorists
    Feb 10, 2005  - WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 418, the REAL ID Act – legislation cosponsored by First District Congressman Paul Ryan and introduced by a fellow Wisconsin representative, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, that targets terrorists’ ability to travel in the United States and... More
  • Ryan Response to President's State of the Union Address
    Feb 2, 2005  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin's First District Congressman Paul Ryan tonight made the following comments regarding the President’s State of the Union address: “The President’s tribute to our troops and all who are fighting for freedom around the world was moving. Ultimately, the spread of freedom and democ... More