Press Releases

  • McMorris Rodgers Strikes Upbeat Tone as She Reflects on Her Time in Office and the Challenges That Lie Ahead

    WASHINGTON, DC — A little over three months after announcing she planned to retire at the conclusion of the 118th Congress, The Ripon Society hosted a breakfast discussion with Energy & Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5) to hear her reflections on her two decades of service in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Goeas Discusses Stakes of Upcoming Election and Results of Latest Battleground Poll

    WASHINGTON, DC — As election season is nearly in full swing, veteran Republican pollster Ed Goeas appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society yesterday, delivering remarks in which he discussed the results from his latest Georgetown University Battleground Civility Poll, and what these numbers mean for the state of our country.

  • Creative Coalition President Tim Daly Discusses Importance of the Arts

    WASHINGTON, DC — President of the Creative Coalition and American actor Tim Daly appeared before a luncheon meeting of The Ripon Society and Franklin Center for Global Policy Exchange last Friday afternoon to discuss the importance of the arts and how federal government support of this craft enhances the quality of life for every American.


    WASHINGTON, DC — With Congress coming off a contentious debate that saw it approve critical aid and military assistance for key American allies around the world, one leader in the United States Senate is saying it’s time for Congress to start paying more attention to some of our key allies closer to home.  The leader is…

  • As Congress Debates Foreign Aid, Feenstra & Pfluger Push to Address Crisis Here at Home

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion yesterday morning with U.S. Reps. Randy Feenstra (IA-4) and August Pfluger (TX-11), two lawmakers who believe that more needs to be done to confront the crisis along our southern border.

  • Moore & Yakym Push to Get Federal Spending Under Control

    WASHINGTON, DC —With millions of Americans filing their federal income taxes earlier this week, The Ripon Society hosted a dinner discussion Monday evening with two Members of Congress who are pushing to reform the federal budget process and restore a sense of accountability to the way hard-earned taxpayer dollars are being spent.

  • Ripon Society Announces Two New Leaders of Congressional Advisory Board

    WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society today announced two new leaders of its Honorary Congressional Advisory Board. The new leaders are U.S. Reps. Stephanie Bice (OK-5) and August Pfluger (TX-11), who will now serve as Co-Chairs of the Board for the remainder of the 118th Congress.

  • Hern Spearheads Effort to Balance the Budget

    WASHINGTON, DC — Chairman of the Republican Study Committee U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern (OK-1) appeared before The Ripon Society, delivering remarks in which he discussed how the RSC has worked to produce a balanced budget.

  • “It may be the best thing this Congress has done in a bipartisan way.”

    WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society, U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood & Raja Krishnamoorthi praised the work – and collegial approach – of the Select Committee on China.

  • Joyce Leads Efforts to Provide Lifesaving Cures for Americans

    WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. John Joyce (PA-13) appeared before The Ripon Society delivering remarks in which he discussed how America can maintain its place at the front of the pack in medical innovation.

  • House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner Discusses Threats Facing U.S. National Security

    WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Mike Turner (OH-10) appeared before The Ripon Society, and discussed some of the most pressing threats facing America, and how uncertainty over spending is impacting our ability to defend ourselves.

  • Ripon Society Hosts Discussion with Team Johnson

    WASHINGTON, DC – As Congress returns to Washington to resume work, The Ripon Society hosted a discussion with top staff members from the office of the Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson (LA-4).