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“I think every day when we say our prayers, we need to include the border patrol because it is really, really difficult.”

By on December 7, 2018 in Featured News, News
“I think every day when we say our prayers, we need to include the border patrol because it is really, really difficult.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen Shelley Moore Capito discusses her role as the Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and the effort to strengthen America’s border security this year.

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“We’ve gathered here today to say something that we should say every day – Thank you for all your hard work!”

By on December 4, 2018 in Featured News, News
“We’ve gathered here today to say something that we should say every day – Thank you for all your hard work!”

WASHINGTON, DC – For the seventh straight year, The Ripon Society & Franklin Center honored the “Unsung Heroes of Capitol Hill” — the schedulers and executive assistants in Congress who keep things running on time.

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HERO. SERVANT. STATESMAN.

By on December 1, 2018 in Featured News, News
HERO.  SERVANT.  STATESMAN.

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society mourns the passing of President George H.W. Bush. As the world honors his life & legacy, we thought you might be interested in seeing the interview he gave to The Ripon Forum in 1990…

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“We’ve gone from a country asking, ‘Where are the jobs?’ to one asking, ‘Where are the workers?’”

By on November 30, 2018 in Featured News, News
“We’ve gone from a country asking, ‘Where are the jobs?’ to one asking, ‘Where are the workers?’”

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady spoke to The Ripon Society about the economic gains that have occurred as a result of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, and a new tax bill he recently introduced.

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“PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT.”

By on October 25, 2018 in Featured News, News
“PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With the midterms less than two weeks away, House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers & others examine the accomplishments of the 115th Congress in the latest Ripon Forum.

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“This is the most successful Congress – right of center – in the 34 years I’ve been here.”

By on October 19, 2018 in Featured News, News
“This is the most successful Congress – right of center – in the 34 years I’ve been here.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to the Ripon Society about the accomplishments of the 115th Congress, saying, among other things, that reshaping the courts & reviving the economy have been key.

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Tillis Backs Kavanaugh, Blasts Politics of Personal Destruction

By on October 3, 2018 in Featured News, News
Tillis Backs Kavanaugh, Blasts Politics of Personal Destruction

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis appeared before The Ripon Society to discuss not only his job as Vice Chair of the NRSC, but also his role on the Judiciary Committee and the confirmation battle now underway.

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“The legacy road and bridge funding mechanism is a 20th century tax for a 21st century problem.”

By on October 1, 2018 in Featured News, News
“The legacy road and bridge funding mechanism is a 20th century tax for a 21st century problem.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Three leaders in the transportation debate spoke to The Ripon Society about modernizing America’s aging infrastructure & why the effort cannot move forward until a new source of revenue is found.

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“If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority.”

By on September 24, 2018 in Featured News, News
“If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority.”

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt spoke to The Ripon Society about the effort he led to boost spending on medical research, not by raising taxes, but by consolidating programs & smart use of tax dollars already in hand.

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“THE NEW OFFENSIVE”

By on September 21, 2018 in Featured News, News
“THE NEW OFFENSIVE”

WASHINGTON, DC – With 80% of the nation pointing to cyberterrorism as one of the top threats facing the U.S., The Ripon Forum looks at the effort to take the fight to the enemy & defend America against cyber threats.

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