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Special Edition of The Ripon Forum Looks Back on “A Decade of Ripon Profiles”

By on December 11, 2017 in Featured News, News
Special Edition of The Ripon Forum Looks Back on “A Decade of Ripon Profiles”

WASHINGTON, DC — For over a decade, the one recurring feature in every Ripon Forum has been a profile of a prominent Republican on the back page.  That feature is now the focus of a special edition of the 52-year old journal.

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Ripon Society & Franklin Center Hold 6th Annual Luncheon Honoring the “Unsung Heroes of Capitol Hill”

By on December 5, 2017 in Featured News, News
Ripon Society & Franklin Center Hold 6th Annual Luncheon Honoring the “Unsung Heroes of Capitol Hill”

WASHINGTON, DC – For the sixth straight year, The Ripon Society & Franklin Center hosted a bipartisan lunch to pay tribute to the Schedulers and Executive Assistants in Congress.

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“This is one of those occasions where a difference will be seen — a jump start to the economy.”

By on November 17, 2017 in Featured News, News
“This is one of those occasions where a difference will be seen — a jump start to the economy.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito appeared before The Ripon Society to give an update on the Senate debate over tax reform legislation and why it is so important to reach an agreement this year.

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“We have an opportunity to rethink what Puerto Rico’s future is.”

By on November 15, 2017 in Featured News, News
“We have an opportunity to rethink what Puerto Rico’s future is.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Just over a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion with three Members of Congress who are leading the effort to help the island territory rebuild.

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“From Silicon Valley to Washington, DC”

By on November 14, 2017 in Featured News, News
“From Silicon Valley to Washington, DC”

WASHINGTON, DC — In it’s latest edition, The Ripon Forum looks at the effort to modernize government being spearheaded by Matt Cutts, who spent 17 years with Google before becoming Acting Administrator of the U.S. Digital Service.

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“If men and women volunteer to risk their lives to protect us and our freedom, we owe them the best that our country can provide.”

By on November 9, 2017 in Featured News, News
“If men and women volunteer to risk their lives to protect us and our freedom, we owe them the best that our country can provide.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With Congress nearing agreement on a plan to rebuild our military, The Ripon Society heard from Chairman Mac Thornberry about why the plan was needed & the growing number of threats around the world.

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“This is a time for us to be bold.”

By on October 27, 2017 in Featured News, News
“This is a time for us to be bold.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With Congress moving forward on an plan to reform the tax code, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis spoke to The Ripon Society about the possibility that an agreement can be reached & the impact it will have on the economy.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin Delivers Keynote Remarks at 2017 Roosevelt Leadership Awards

By on October 24, 2017 in Featured News, News
Doris Kearns Goodwin Delivers Keynote Remarks at 2017 Roosevelt Leadership Awards

WASHINGTON, DC — The Pulitzer Prize winning author & historian appeared at the annual awards celebration, which honored eight Members of Congress for their service to America and leadership on Capitol Hill.

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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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