Newsroom

Currently showing only: Tax and Appropriations
July 20, 2017Press Item
Last night, the House Budget Committee approved on a party line vote a Republican budget resolution that disinvests in America’s future and relies on a foundation that simply doesn’t add up.
July 20, 2017Press Item
Senator McConnell made it clear that if in fact they fail to pass a replacement bill, that he thought the alternative was to work together with Democrats. I think that's the right way to go.
July 19, 2017Press Item
Thank you to Randi [Weingarten] who absolutely gets it, all the time, every day, every hour, and lets us hear about it…
July 18, 2017Press Item
The budget resolution unveiled today by Chairman Black and House Republicans reminds me of the old adage that one mustn’t be fooled twice. 
July 14, 2017Press Item
Today, Democrats and Republicans in the House came together to pass legislation supporting the work of our men and women in uniform. 
July 13, 2017Press Item
The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis of President Trump’s budget proposal exposes just how hazardous this Administration’s policies would be to the long-term fiscal stability of this country.
July 12, 2017Press Item
Nearly three months after their deadline to complete action on a budget, House Republicans have yet to even propose their budget resolution. 
June 27, 2017Press Item
By postponing their budget markup for FY2018, House Republicans will place an already-late process even further behind schedule, risking a shutdown in September if appropriations are not completed on time. 
June 12, 2017Press Item
It is already June, and Republicans in Congress have yet to even propose a budget resolution for the fiscal year starting in October.  
May 26, 2017Press Item
This week, President Trump released his budget for fiscal year 2018. His proposal makes draconian cuts to programs that help working Americans get ahead in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy. 
May 24, 2017Press Item
[Rep. Lee] says I looked at the budget. If you care about people and you look at this budget, you will tear up.
May 24, 2017Press Item
Yesterday, President Trump released a budget that is full of broken promises to the American people. 
May 24, 2017Press Item
Thank you Mr. Speaker. Yesterday President Trump laid out his budget request for next year.
May 23, 2017Press Item
It's not real. And frankly, my first thoughts were mirrored by almost every Republican who made a comment on the budget, this is not a real document, it is not a real offer, it's not a starting point.
May 23, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s budget is a litany of broken promises to the American people
May 19, 2017Press Item
This week, Congress returned from a District Work Period during which constituents made their opinions on TrumpCare known to House Republicans. 
May 18, 2017Press Item
The Trump-Mulvaney budget is not real. It is a pre-text, and does not come to grips with the challenges confronting America. It is an ideological document, not a document that will ever be utilized. 
May 5, 2017Press Item
The House began the week on a bipartisan basis, with a majority of Democrats and Republicans coming together to support a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year.
May 3, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much. I am pleased to rise in support of this legislation.
May 3, 2017Press Item
Joe, you took the words out of my mouth. I don't think it's what the Democrats or Republicans want, the process won. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.