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May 4, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Geithner announced components of the Administration’s plan to reform our nation’s international tax laws.
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House pass the FY10 Conference Report on a vote of 233-193.
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House has the rare opportunity to set America on a responsible course for the future, a course of lasting, broadly-shared prosperity.
April 29, 2009Press Item
I am pleased to be here with the Blue Dog leadership, who supported the budget conference report that passed the House today.
April 27, 2009Press Item
Today, House and Senate reached an agreement on the FY10 Budget Resolution.
April 15, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders speak out on tax day, April 15, 2009.
April 9, 2009Press Item
Today, the Obama Administration sent a Fiscal Year 2009 supplemental funding request to Congress.
April 9, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama sent to Congress the Fiscal Year 2009 supplemental funding request for Iraq and Afghanistan.
April 15, 2009Press Item
The Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress have moved swiftly this year to provide tax relief to millions of families struggling to make ends meet during this recession.
April 2, 2009Press Item
Today, with the passage of this budget resolution, the House has the opportunity to set America’s priorities for years to come and build a sustainable, widely-shared recovery.
April 1, 2009Press Item
Just a reminder that there is a Budget Clearinghouse on the Majority Leader’s website that is regularly updated with information on the House Democratic budget being considered on the Floor this week.
April 1, 2009Press Item
Today, the House will begin consideration of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2010.
March 30, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s (Md.) role as the consummate deal-maker who can smooth over the vast differences in the Democratic Caucus has made him the go-to guy in recent weeks as President Barack Obama looks to pass his ambitious budget and health care plans.
March 27, 2009Press Item
Spending on health care represents the fastest growing area of the American economy and our federal budget.
March 27, 2009Press Item
While Republicans expended a great deal of effort to make their budget document look just like President Obama’s, it was missing something rather important: Numbers…or any substance at all.
March 26, 2009Press Item
The Democratic budget resolution, passed out of committee yesterday, reaffirms President Obama’s and the Democratic Congress’ commitment to a long-term plan to restore fiscal responsibility and advance the priorities of the American people.
March 25, 2009Press Item
Today, the House Budget Committee is marking up the budget resolution, continuing the budget process between the White House and the Congress as we set our priorities for the upcoming year.
March 25, 2009Press Item
As the House Budget Committee takes up the Chairman’s Mark today, please click here for a document outlining budget reconciliation, an optional procedure to align spending and revenues with budget provisions.
March 25, 2009Press Item
The budget resolution before the House Budget Committee today is a solid plan to build on Democratic efforts to restore our nation’s economy.
March 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, President Obama made a strong case for his budget priorities and his Administration’s plan to confront this recession.
March 25, 2009Press Item
Today, the House Budget Committee marked-up the House budget resolution.
March 24, 2009Press Item
Tomorrow, the House Budget Committee will mark up the budget resolution, continuing the budget process between the White House and the Congress as we set our priorities for the upcoming year.
March 11, 2009Press Item
Today, House Democratic Leaders announced new earmark reforms to help ensure that taxpayer money is being spent effectively on worthy projects benefitting local communities.
March 11, 2009Press Item
Congressional initiatives, added to the president's specific priorities, have come to be known as "earmarks."
March 11, 2009Press Item
Earmarks are part of Congress’s power of the purse, which all Americans know as essential to the balance of powers between the branches of government.