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March 26, 2015Press Item
Whether we are for or against, the Congress is working today as the American people would have the Congress work. Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, our extraordinary staffs on both sides of the aisle, and Members have come together and dealt with some difficult issues. 
March 25, 2015Press Item
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on House Republicans’ ill-conceived, unreasonable, and unworkable budget today, dozens of organizations have expressed their strong opposition to a budget that imposes the burden of deficit reduction on the most vulnerable, low-income American households and disinvests in our nation’s future, our economy, and our long-term competitiveness. 
March 25, 2015Press Item
Today, the House will vote on House Republicans’ fiscally dishonest budget resolution that disinvests in critical investments in health care, education, job training, infrastructure, and other priorities that strengthen our nation and grow the economy. 
March 25, 2015Press Item
I’m pleased to join with Rep. Rosa DeLauro and other House Democrats to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act today in the 114th Congress, and I thank Senator Barbara Mikulski for reintroducing it in the Senate. 
March 24, 2015Press Item
I thank my friend, Mr. Van Hollen, for yielding. I thank him for the extraordinary job that he's done as Ranking Member of the Budget Committee.
March 24, 2015Press Item
In parliamentary parlance what we have before us is termed a ‘structured rule.’ However, I would venture to say this is an unstructured rule.
March 24, 2015Press Item
The Affordable Care Act adopted five years ago yesterday is good for people, but it’s also good for the economy, and it’s been good for our budget. 
March 24, 2015Press Item
House Republicans' budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016 is ill-conceived, unrealistic, and unworkable. 
March 24, 2015Press Item
Last week, House Republicans introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year 2016 that is a repeat of the same irresponsible, unworkable, and unrealistic policies they have put forward for the past several years. 
March 23, 2015Press Item
This resolution is bipartisan and reflects the will of Congress that the nation of Ukraine deserves every opportunity to chart a future based on democracy, territorial integrity, and freedom from Russian aggression.
March 23, 2015Press Item
The House Democratic budget proposal unveiled today by Ranking Member Van Hollen is a responsible alternative to Republicans’ short-sighted proposal to disinvest in America’s future while pursuing a strategy of selective sequestration. 
March 23, 2015Press Item
Five years ago today, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare to millions of Americans.
March 23, 2015Press Item
Five years ago today, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare for millions of Americans.