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Ryan's Reform for Ways and Means

Nov. 19, 2014

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has taken the gavel of the most important committee in Congress – the House Ways and Means Committee. In doing so, the former GOP vice presidential candidate will have jurisdiction over many of the areas he’s outlined for reform in his Path to Prosperity proposals. Ryan hinted as much when he said, “We will work together to fix the tax code, hold the IRS accountable, strengthen Medicare and Social Security, repair the safety net, promote job-creating trade agreements, and determine how best to repeal and replace ObamaCare with patient-centered solutions.” That’s a pretty wide-reaching agenda, and we hope he can make some headway.

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