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  • Ryan And Sessions: 'Unprecedented 1,200 Days' Since Senate Democrats Passed A Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2012 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Jeff Sessions of Alabama issued the following joint statement marking the 1,200th day since Senate Democrats have last adopted a budget: “Tomorrow marks another disappointing record for the United States Senate: Senate Majority Leader Reid and his Democrat conference will have gone an unprecedented 1,200 days without adopting a budget plan as required by law. Not only have they failed t... Read more

  • President Signs Vital Sequestration Transparency Act Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2012 | Preview rr

    Washington – Earlier today, President Obama signed into law the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012. The legislation, which had strong bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate, requires the President to detail how the administration plans to implement the budget sequestration cuts scheduled to take place on January 2, 2013. Upon the President’s signing of the legislation, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan issued the following statement: “The President’s signing of the Seque... Read more

  • Ryan: House Takes Step Toward Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2012 | Preview rr

    Washington – Today the U.S. House of Representatives advanced another pro-growth solution by passing The Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act. Following yesterday’s decisive vote to stop the President’s looming tax increases, today’s legislation provides for expedited consideration of tax reform legislation in 2013. After the vote, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan issued the following statement: “Yesterday, the House took action to prevent a massive tax increas... Read more

  • RYAN STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO PREVENT LOOMING TAX HIKES
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2012 | Preview rr

    Washington – Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to prevent an across-the-board tax increase on families and job creators, set to take effect in January 2013. The legislation comes on the heels of analyses that the President’s proposed tax increases would adversely impact job creation and economic growth. Following a bipartisan House vote to prevent a massive tax increase, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement: “The ... Read more

  • #StopTheTaxHike
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    WASHINGTON – Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to protect all American families and businesses from a massive tax hike in 2013. In advance of next week's vote, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin released the following video, making the case for pro-growth tax reform to spur job creation. "We need to reform our tax code, cut our spending, and give families and businesses the certainty that they need to make good decisions so they can prosper and create job... Read more

  • Failed Economic and Fiscal Policies Lead to Another Trillion Dollar Deficit
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2012 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – On a late Friday afternoon, the Office of Management and Budget released its Fiscal Year 2013 Midsession Budget Review. The report projects that the federal government will run a budget deficit in excess of one trillion dollars for the fourth consecutive year. Consistent with an alarming track record of missed budget deadlines and a refusal to adhere to budget laws, the Administration has not once met its legal obligation to provide this update by July 15 in the past four years. Tod... Read more

  • Ryan Statement on Senate Passage of the Sequestration Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Defense, Reconciliation

    WASHINGTON - Earlier today, the United States Senate passed the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012. The legislation was passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month. The Sequestration Transparency Act requires President Obama to detail how the administration plans to implement the budget sequestration cuts scheduled to take place in January 2013 under current law. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement: "Senate passage of the Seques... Read more

  • President's Health Care Law Remains A Fiscal Train Wreck
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Entitlements: Health Care / Social Security

    Washington – Today, the Congressional Budget Office released its latest report on the cost and coverage estimates of the Affordable Care Act after last month’s Supreme Court decision. Upon the release of CBO’s report, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin released the following statement: “The Congressional Budget Office reported today that the Affordable Care Act imposes a $1 trillion tax increase and continues to raid Medicare by over $700 billion to fuel a new $1.7 trillion o... Read more

  • Paul Ryan: Taxpayers and the Troops Deserve Answers from the President
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2012 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted 414-2 to pass on a bipartisan basis H.R. 5872, the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012. The Sequestration Transparency Act requires President Obama to detail how the administration plans to implement the budget sequestration cuts scheduled to take place in January 2013 under current law. The legislation recently passed the House Budget Committee on a bipartisan, unanimous vote. Upon passage of this bipartisan, common-sense legislation, Ho... Read more

  • Paul Ryan: President's Health Care Law is Bad Policy and Must be Repealed
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Entitlements: Health Care / Social Security , Economy / Financial

    WASHINGTON – Earlier today, the House of Representatives voted on a bipartisan basis to repeal the president’s health care law. Following the repeal vote, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan issued the following statement: “Despite the Supreme Court upholding much of the health care law, it is not its role to determine the policy merits of the law. That falls to the elected representatives of the people. For that reason, the House acted to repeal this misguided law to begin replacing it wi... Read more