RELEASE: PRICE STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE PAUL RYAN
Washington, DC –Congressman David Price (NC-04) released the following statement about the election of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
“I congratulate Paul Ryan on his election to the Speakership, and I am hopeful that under his leadership we will see more of the bipartisan cooperation that led to last night’s budget agreement.
“Only by working together can we complete our appropriations work for 2016 and advance long-delayed and desperately-needed legislative priorities like a long-term transportation bill and comprehensive immigration reform. I join my fellow House Democrats in calling on Speaker Ryan to get to work immediately on these pressing issues and pledging my cooperation as we attempt to make a fresh start in the House.”