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  • Broken Promises on Healthcare
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Entitlements: Health Care / Social Security

    WASHINGTON – House Budget Committee Ranking Republican Paul Ryan (WI) highlighted the latest evidence that the recently enacted health care overhaul exacerbates the problems in health care and violates the President’s central promises. Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office [CBO] released an analysis that estimates large tax increases will hit millions of Americans making well below $200,000. The CBO findings stand in stark contrast to President Obama’s promise not to tax any individual maki... Read more

  • Ryan Statement on Obama Administration's Fiscal Commission
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2010 | Preview rr

    House Budget Committee Ranking Republican Paul Ryan (WI) made the following statement upon receiving an invitation to participate in the Administration’s “Fiscal Commission.” “I appreciate Leader Boehner for selecting me as one of the House Republican appointees to the President’s ‘Fiscal Commission’. I appreciate the opportunity to serve on behalf of American taxpayers. "While I have serious concerns about what this commission can actually achieve, I hope it spurs a genuine effort to tackle the... Read more

  • House Committee GOP Ranking Members Endorse Immediate Earmark Moratorium
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2010 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2010) – The Ranking Republican Members of 10 committees of the U.S. House of Representatives issued the following statement today endorsing an immediate moratorium on earmarks for members of the Republican Conference: “The American people are tired of out-of-control government spending, taxing, and borrowing. To earn back their trust, we need to immediately cut off the earmarks that have given Washington a bad name. Partial solutions are not enough. An immediate earm... Read more

  • Paul Ryan Responds to Tax Policy Center’s Roadmap Revenue Analysis
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2010 | Preview rr

    The Tax Policy Center has completed a 10-year revenue estimate of “A Roadmap for America’s Future” that suggests that the tax reforms would raise slightly less revenue than claimed. With respect to TPC’s analysis, Congressman Paul Ryan issued the following statement: “I appreciate the Tax Policy Center’s effort to advance the debate on our need to get a grip on the explosion of spending and put the government on a sustainable path. Our nation’s fiscal crisis is the result of Washington’s unsusta... Read more