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  • Ryan Statement on April Jobs Report
    May 8, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Today, First District Congressman Paul Ryan released the following statement in response to the April jobs report. "I’m glad to see more Americans found jobs and their paychecks grew last month. But there are still more than 8 million people looking for work, and there’s a lot we need t... More
  • Q & A: Paul Ryan on the Challenges and Opportunities of Chairing the House Ways and Means Committee
    May 5, 2015  - By Bill Jaeck, Right Wisconsin This month marks the 6 month anniversary of U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan’s chairmanship role of the House Ways and Means Committee. Recently I had a chance to ask him several salient questions on his new role. 1) Paul, can you comment on the original transition with you... More
  • Ryan Calls for Passage of Trade Agreements & Reflects on Unrest in Baltimore on CBS’s Face the Nation
    May 3, 2015  - click to watch video WASHINGTON —This morning, on CBS's Face the Nation, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke with Bob Schieffer about getting beyond the violence in Baltimore and getting onto fixing the issues plaguing American cities. Con... More
  • Ryan Keeps Making the Case for Trade
    Apr 30, 2015  - This week, First District Congressman and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has been making the case for swift Congressional consideration of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade and Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, which will give Congress a say in trade agreements with Pacific and Eu... More
  • Want to Hold the President Accountable? Then the “Trade Promotion Authority” Bill Is for You
    Apr 30, 2015  - By Paul Ryan The United States is currently negotiating a historic trade agreement with eleven other countries on the Pacific Rim. It could mean more jobs, higher wages, and restored American leadership in the world. But many critics say the president has been unaccountable and the negotiations have... More
  • Ryan Talks Expanding Opportunity with American Trade and Tax Reform
    Apr 30, 2015  - WASHINGTON – This morning, at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke with reporters about Trade Promotion Authority, which would allow the U.S. to get the best possible trade agreeme... More
  • Paul Ryan: Japan’s massive trade opportunity
    Apr 28, 2015  - By Paul Ryan When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer him a warm welcome — and a friendly challenge. Right now, the United States is negotiating a historic trade deal with Japan and 10 other countries on the Pacific Rim, and one of the ke... More
  • Paul Ryan Delivers Weekly Republican Address
    Apr 27, 2015  - In last week’s Republican Address, First District Congressman and Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan discussed advancing America's trade agenda with more accountability and transparency by establishing trade promotion authority. The address concluded a busy week, during which the Trade Priorities and... More
  • Ways and Means Advances Trade Priorities and Accountability Act
    Apr 23, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Today, the House Ways and Means Committee favorably voted to send important trade legislation, the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, to the full House of Representatives. The legislation passed the Committee on a 25-13 vote, with two Democrats joining all... More
  • Ryan Hits the Airwaves to Make the Case for TPA
    Apr 22, 2015  - WASHINGTON — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) took to the airwaves to make the case for trade promotion authority, speaking with several news outlets over the past 24 hours. Speaking with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren on On the Record, Chairman Ryan said: "The rest of the wor... More