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  • Vice Chairman Rokita Opening Statement: The Need to Control Automatic Spending and Unauthorized Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    As Prepared for Delivery Last week this committee examined the Constitutional justification for an overhaul of the Congressional budget process. We meet today to dive deeper into the specific areas where the failures of the current process and Congress’ failure to adhere to a process are manifesting themselves – specifically in the proliferation of automatic spending and unauthorized programs. The purpose of today’s hearing is not to determine whether or not the current trajectory of automatic s... Read more

  • Price Applauds Release of National Security Task Force Report
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement on today’s release of the report from the House GOP’s Task Force on National Security: “By employing a dangerous lead-from-behind approach, the Obama Administration has spent the past eight years trying and failing to catch up to a complex and constantly evolving foreign policy and national security environment. The Task Force on National Security should be commended for producing a report t... Read more

  • Republicans Unveil a Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, at House of Help City of Hope in Anacostia, Republicans unveiled an initiative aimed at lifting people out of poverty and onto the ladder of opportunity. It is the first plank of A Better Way, a bold policy agenda to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges. Our plan—available now at better.gop—includes ideas to: Reward work. A good job is the surest way out of poverty. If you are capable, we will expect you to work or prepare for work. Tailor benefits to people’s needs. Instead of... Read more

  • Price Statement on Disappointing First Quarter GDP Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget Process Reform

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) released the following statement in response to today’s disappointing GDP report that showed the economy only grew by 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016: “The failed economic policies and regulatory oppression of the Obama Administration have contributed to a weakened economy that continues to frustrate the efforts of American families, workers, and businesses to make ends meet. If current policies are maintained, t... Read more

  • House Budget Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Committee Report
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Budget Committee filed the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution (H. Con. Res. 125) and released the accompanying committee report (H Report 114-470) for A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. The report features the budget’s in-depth policy proposals, long-term projections, historical trends and economic analyses, information on the reconciliation process, comparisons between the committee’s budget and the president’s budget, as well as ideas for improving th... Read more

  • Price Statement on Committee Passage of Balanced Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House Budget Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget resolution, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America: “This evening, the House Budget Committee approved a plan to reduce the deficit by $7 trillion and balance the nation’s budget. It lays before the American people a positive vision for how we can solve our fiscal, economic, and national security challenges through refor... Read more

  • House Budget Committee Introduces Fiscal Year 2017 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement today after the House Budget Committee introduced its Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America: “We need real solutions to overcome the fiscal, economic, and national security challenges facing our nation. Surrendering to the status quo or failing to act boldly will mean Americans today and in the future will have less opportunity and less security. The Fisc... Read more

  • Price: Real Debt Reduction Will Require White House Cooperation
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3442, the Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 – legislation that would require the Treasury Secretary, prior to the nation reaching its public debt limit, to appear before Congress and provide testimony on what is driving our national debt, a clear series of proposals on deficit and debt reduction, and an update on what progres... Read more

  • Price Responds to President Obama’s Unbalanced & Irresponsible Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s irresponsible FY 2017 budget proposal that would increase spending by $2.5 trillion and raise taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next decade. Under this budget, the national debt will be more than double what it was when the president took office. “Like every one of his previous budgets, President Obama’s newest plan never balances. Ever. Like all of his previou... Read more

  • Joint Announcement from House and Senate Budget Committees on OMB Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) today announced that both committees will not hold a hearing hosting the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to review the president’s FY 2017 Budget. “Nothing in the president’s prior budgets – none of which have ever balanced – has shown that the Obama Administration has any real interest in actually solving our fiscal challenges or saving critical programs like... Read more