Getting Things Done: Effective Oversight

July 1, 2015

Next up: Oversight. Since the start of the 114th Congress, Ways and Means has been focused on holding the Obama administration accountable to U.S. taxpayers. Under the leadership of Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), the committee has put the spotlight on mismanagement and abuse. From ...

Getting Things Done: Patient-Centered Health Care

June 30, 2015

Six months into this Congress, the Ways and Means Committee has built up a strong record of success. Earlier, we detailed the victories in expanding American trade. Not to be outdone, our Health Subcommittee, led by Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), has been racking up wins at an impressive ...

Getting Things Done: Expanding American Trade

June 30, 2015

Since the start of this Congress, the House Ways and Means Committee has been advancing an agenda to move America forward. From historic Medicare reforms to pro-growth tax measures to extensive research into the barriers facing people out of work, the committee has been focused on creating a healthier American economy. And it’s been getting things done. So, with six months behind ...

Ryan Statement Upon Enactment of TPA

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Obama signed into law legislation reauthorizing trade promotion authority (TPA) as well as a bill extending trade preferences programs and

ADVISORY: Chairman Ryan Joins Face the Nation Sunday

June 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Following the passage this week of trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) will be a guest this weekend on CBS's Face the Nation. Ryan will sit for his first interview with new host John Dickerson to discuss the victory on TPA and other news of the week. Face the Nation airs Sunday mornings, ...

Ryan on Trade Bill: Trade Will Strengthen American Leadership

June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Extension Act. "Mr. Speaker, people on both sides of the aisle have been working for years to promote American trade. We took the big step when we passed TPA last week, and sent it to the ...

Ryan Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Obamacare

June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell.  "Today’s ruling is deeply disappointing, but it does not change the fact that Obamacare is a fundamentally flawed law. It’s increasing health care costs, reducing coverage choices, ...

Boustany Opening Statement: How Our Welfare System Can Discourage Work

June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) delivered the following opening statement during a joint hearing held by the subcommittee and the House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee on how certain welfare programs and related benefits can discourage work as a result of the high effective marginal tax rates they impose on ...

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Ryan Statement Upon Enactment of TPA

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Obama signed into law legislation reauthorizing trade promotion ...

June 29, 2015
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Face the Nation: Paul Ryan on Promoting American Trade and Replacing Obamacare

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June 28, 2015
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ADVISORY: Chairman Ryan Joins Face the Nation Sunday

WASHINGTON, DC — Following the passage this week of trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) will be a guest this weekend on CBS's ...

June 26, 2015
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Ryan on Trade Bill: Trade Will Strengthen American Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Extension ...

June 25, 2015
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Ryan Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Obamacare

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. ...

June 25, 2015
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Boustany Opening Statement: How Our Welfare System Can Discourage Work

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) delivered the following opening statement during a joint hearing held by the ...

June 25, 2015
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Ryan Opening Statement: How Our Welfare System Can Discourage Work

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered the following opening statement during a joint hearing held by the Human Resources Subcommittee and the House ...

June 25, 2015
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Ready for Signature: Congress Delivers on Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, in a bipartisan vote, the Senate passed legislation establishing trade promotion authority (TPA). This action follows House passage last week, and the bill will now ...

June 24, 2015