The Case for Real Security and a Path to Prosperity
An Address by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (WI)
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At this AEI event, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin will deliver remarks on the nation's fiscal and economic challenges. Chairman Ryan will detail a growth-oriented reform agenda and the principles of American exceptionalism that inspired it. The chairman will contrast this path to prosperity against the path to decline represented by the status quo. These remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, hosted by AEI president Arthur C. Brooks.
Agenda
11:45 a.m.
Registration and Lunch

12:00 p.m.
Introduction:

ARTHUR C. BROOKS, AEI


Remarks:
PAUL RYAN, US House of Representatives

Question and Answer

1:00
Adjournment
Speaker Biography

Paul Ryan
is currently serving his sixth term representing Wisconsin's first congressional district in the House of Representatives. Starting in January, he will be the chair of the House Budget Committee, working to bring fiscal discipline and accountability to the federal government. Mr. Ryan is also a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, Social Security, health care, and trade laws. Author of "A Roadmap for America's Future," he has focused his recent legislative efforts on addressing a long-term US fiscal crisis: the explosion of entitlement spending. Before entering Congress, Mr. Ryan worked at Ryan Incorporated Central, a family-owned construction firm based in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was previously an aide to former senator Bob Kasten (R-Wisc.), an economic adviser and speechwriter for former vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp and former drug czar William Bennett, and a legislative director in the Senate.

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