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  • We're offering an agenda to empower Americans, restore optimism
    Feb 3, 2015  - By Paul Ryan I decided not to run for president for a simple reason: Our economy — our country — is in jeopardy, and I have an opportunity to do something about it right where I am. The way I see it, the American idea — that the condition of your birth doesn't determine the outcome of your life — is... More
  • Paul Ryan Responds to President's Budget Proposal
    Feb 2, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Today, Wisconsin's First District Congressman Paul Ryan issued the following statement in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal. "For six years the president has pursued higher taxes and higher spending, and our economy has paid the price. This budget is simply... More
  • Congressman Ryan on Meet the Press: Working to "Put Together an Optimistic Agenda for the Country"
    Feb 1, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) made an appearance on Meet the Press this past Sunday. In his interview with moderator Chuck Todd, Congressman Ryan talked about his role as chairman of the House Ways and Means committee and the committee's focus on an "optimistic... More
  • Ryan looking for 'common ground' on tax reform
    Feb 1, 2015  - By Trevor Eischen, Politico House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan said on Sunday he still stands ready to compromise with President Barack Obama on tax reform if they can “find common ground.” “We got to get this economy growing,” the Wisconsin Republican said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “We have ... More
  • Paul Ryan on release of Index of Economic Freedom
    Jan 27, 2015  - WASHINGTON - Today, First District Congressman Paul Ryan delivered remarks recognizing the release of the Heritage Foundation's 21st edition of the Index of Economic Freedom. The Index analyzes the economies of 186 nations and grades them on various factors, including trade, spending, regulations, c... 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