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Ripon Society Hosts Discussion with Team Ryan

By on October 17, 2017 in Featured News, News
Ripon Society Hosts Discussion with Team Ryan

WASHINGTON, DC – Jonathan Burks, Chief of Staff to House Speaker Paul Ryan, and three other members of the Speaker’s staff appeared before The Ripon Society to discuss tax reform & other GOP priorities this fall.

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“My view is you put the consumer first in these things.”

By on October 13, 2017 in Featured News, News
“My view is you put the consumer first in these things.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy & Commerce Committee Committee Chairman Greg Walden spoke to The Ripon Society about the Equifax data breach and the prospects that Congress may taken action on the issue this year.

That’s what U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (OR-2) had to say about the Equifax data breach and the prospects that Congress might take up legislation to address the problem this year.

Walden serves as Chairman of the Energy & Commerce Committee.  Appearing yesterday before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society, he was asked about the data breach and the hearing that the Committee held on the issue last week.

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“If you’re going to do tax reform once in a generation, you should really build it for growth.”

By on October 5, 2017 in Featured News, News
“If you’re going to do tax reform once in a generation, you should really build it for growth.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways & Means Committee members Erik Paulsen and Jim Renacci appeared before The Ripon Society to discuss the effort to rewrite the nation’s tax code and restore a sense of fairness to the law.

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“What good is conservatism if you can’t also be effective?”

By on September 29, 2017 in Featured News, News
“What good is conservatism if you can’t also be effective?”

WASHINGTON, DC – The leaders of the three main caucuses among House Republicans appeared before The Ripon Society, where they discussed areas of agreement within the GOP Conference, and the challenges that lie ahead.

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“Infrastructure is not a Republican or a Democrat issue. It has always been an American issue.”

By on September 14, 2017 in Featured News, News
“Infrastructure is not a Republican or a Democrat issue. It has always been an American issue.”

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society held a discussion with the bipartisan leaders of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, who discussed the effort to find common ground on a plan to rebuild America’s roads.

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“This is more about our national security than anything else.”

By on September 8, 2017 in Featured News, News
“This is more about our national security than anything else.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With U.S. policy toward Cuba in a state of flux, The Ripon Society held a discussion with three Members of Congress who are working to end the Cold War-era embargo that has defined U.S.-Cuban relations for 65 years.

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“THE KOREA CONUNDRUM”

By on September 6, 2017 in Featured News, News
“THE KOREA CONUNDRUM”

WASHINGTON, DC – With the North Korean missile threat increasing, the latest Ripon Forum focuses on the effort to contain Kim Jong Un and punish those who enable the Pyongyang regime.

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“MEET THE VICTORS”

By on July 27, 2017 in Featured News, News
“MEET THE VICTORS”

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a discussion with the newest Members of the House — the winners of four special elections that were held in Kansas, Georgia, South Carolina and Montana earlier this year.

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“We should be on the right side of history and on the right side of human rights”

By on July 21, 2017 in Featured News, News
“We should be on the right side of history and on the right side of human rights”

WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks to The Ripon Society, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce sounded the alarm about the rise of Russian-fueled repression in Europe, which he said must be countered by the U.S.

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“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here.”

By on July 18, 2017 in Featured News, News
“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With public trust in government near an all-time low, The Ripon Society held a discussion with Reps. Tom Reed & Josh Gottheimer about the bipartisan effort they are leading to find common ground in Washington.

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