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“One of the most fundamental duties entrusted to us is the power of the purse.”

By on June 14, 2018 in Featured News, News
“One of the most fundamental duties entrusted to us is the power of the purse.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With the budget process broken and the national debt going through the roof, The Ripon Society held a discussion with the leader responsible for reforming this process and getting spending under control.

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“What are the regulations that are making you crazy?”

By on June 8, 2018 in Featured News, News
“What are the regulations that are making you crazy?”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam spoke to The Ripon Society about his new role as Chairman of the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee and the “two-track approach” the panel intends to pursue.

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“We have got to have good agricultural policy in place.”

By on May 29, 2018 in Featured News, News
“We have got to have good agricultural policy in place.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With a new vote on the Farm Bill set for June 22nd, The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion with three leaders in the agriculture debate, who discussed the importance of farmers to America.

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“It’s important to understand that people are looking at their own bottom line.”

By on May 24, 2018 in Featured News, News
“It’s important to understand that people are looking at their own bottom line.”

WASHINGTON, DC — With the cost of living one of the top concerns among voters, two prominent pollsters are pointing to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as the key accomplishment for Republicans to tout heading into the mid-terms.

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“When we have chemical attacks by Assad supported by Russia and Iran, there are serious things that could happen.”

By on May 18, 2018 in Featured News, News
“When we have chemical attacks by Assad supported by Russia and Iran, there are serious things that could happen.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks appeared before a meeting of The Ripon Society to discuss the effort she is spearheading to make sure the U.S. is prepared for pandemic threats.

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Cal Ripken, Jr. Headlines Ripon Society’s 8th Annual Symposium on Leadership at Mount Vernon

By on May 15, 2018 in Featured News, News
Cal Ripken, Jr. Headlines Ripon Society’s 8th Annual Symposium on Leadership at Mount Vernon

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society held its Annual Senior Staff Symposium on Leadership at Mount Vernon, a daylong event that drew over 100 top congressional aides to the historic estate of America’s first President.

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Comstock & Daly Discuss the Importance of the Arts in America

By on May 11, 2018 in Featured News, News
Comstock & Daly Discuss the Importance of the Arts in America

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, actor Tim Daly & 11 members of the Creative Coalition spoke to The Ripon Society about the importance of the arts in America and role of the federal government in that regard.

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“We are focused on making sure that the least among us — the people who are slipping through the cracks — get the opportunity they need.”

By on May 10, 2018 in Featured News, News
“We are focused on making sure that the least among us — the people who are slipping through the cracks — get the opportunity they need.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaker of the House Paul Ryan appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society to lay out the top priorities for Congress between now and the end of the year.

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“As long as we stay on offense, we stay in the majority.”

By on April 30, 2018 in Featured News, News
“As long as we stay on offense, we stay in the majority.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks before a lunch meeting of The Ripon Society, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy painted a realistic — but optimistic — picture of GOP prospects heading into the mid-terms this fall.

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“A HAND UP, NOT A HANDOUT”

By on April 25, 2018 in Featured News, News
“A HAND UP, NOT A HANDOUT”

WASHINGTON, DC — As Republicans look for ways to lift people out of poverty 22 years after welfare reform was approved, The Ripon Forum looks at a proposal authored by Sen. Tim Scott that would help achieve that goal.

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