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  • Greendale Listening Session
    Jun 1, 2010  - More
  • Misplaced Priorities
    Dec 11, 2009  - By Paul Ryan Representing Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District Despite widespread concerns that the federal government is growing too large, too fast, Washington renewed its push this week to expand its authority to limit economic production in the hope of restricting greenhouse gas emissions. Uni... More
  • House Passes Punitive Cap-And-Tax Bill
    Jun 26, 2009  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s 1st District Congressman Paul Ryan today spoke out on behalf of the families and small businesses that would be on the receiving end of a massive new energy tax. Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009... More
  • True Cost of the So-Called “Stimulus” Bill
    Feb 13, 2009  - By Paul Ryan Representing Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District With Congress poised to vote on the so-called “stimulus” bill today, it is worth noting more precisely what it is we are voting on. As a result of budget gimmicks and hidden costs, Congressional leaders successfully produced headlines ... More
  • Ryan Statement on the Great Lakes Compact
    Sep 23, 2008  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s 1st District Congressman Paul Ryan has issued the following statement following today’s vote in favor of S.J.Res. 45, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, which was agreed to in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 390 – 25: “The enviro... More
  • Paul Ryan Rejects Sham Energy Bill
    Sep 16, 2008  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s 1st District Congressman Paul Ryan condemned the latest election year energy stunt by the House Majority prior to today’s vote on H.R. 6899. Dubbed the “Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act,” H.R. 6899 consists of a patchwork of previously rejec... More
  • Will Congress Finally Get Serious About Our Energy Crisis?
    Sep 15, 2008  - The devastation in the wake of Hurricane Ike provides Americans with countless stories of service and selfless sacrifice. We can draw inspiration from the heroic rescue efforts by Coast Guard crews, first responders, and ordinary citizens in Texas. Another lesson, albeit more elementary, is evident ... More
  • Ryan: Congress Must Address Energy Crisis Before Calling it Quits
    Sep 11, 2008  - WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s 1st District Congressman Paul Ryan called upon his colleagues to address our incoherent energy policy before the end of the 110th Congress. With reports that the House Majority will bring an energy package to the floor for consideration next week, Ryan encouraged swift actio... More
  • With Americans feeling the pain from $4/gallon gasoline, Ryan calls upon Congress to allow for drilling here at home, boost domestic energy supplies, and improve a seriously flawed FY2009 Budget Resolution
    May 14, 2008  - Click the link on the right to watch video. More
  • How we can fix U.S. energy policy
    May 4, 2008  - As the political finger pointing begins in Washington, D.C., Congress would serve itself well by looking in the mirror. Traveling around Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, I routinely hear about how high gas prices are reducing people's paychecks. Well, last week in Janesville, more than 750 pe... More