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  • Price Statement on Highway Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives approved a three month extension of the Highway Trust Fund: “A safe and modern transportation system is a vital component to a healthy and growing economy. Which is why our nation is in need of a long-term plan to repair and update our roads and highways. However, it is clear that more time is needed for both the House and Senate to continue working on find... Read more

  • Price Statement on Medicare and Social Security Trustees Reports
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the Medicare and Social Security Trustees released their annual reports: “Medicare and Social Security are on an unsustainable course. Today’s Trustees reports have confirmed that fact once again. Those who are opposed to making serious reforms to save and strengthen these programs will look at today’s reports and do little or nothing. The rest of us ought to do what’s right and what’s... Read more

  • House Budget Committee Launches “Restoring the Trust” Initiative
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Budget Committee announced the launch of Restoring the Trust for All Generations – a new initiative aimed at raising awareness about the fiscal and policy challenges inherent in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as well as other mandatory spending programs like income support and educational assistance. The effort will enlist Americans in a call to action in order to build a consensus in support of reform. To begin the conversation, the Committee has rele... Read more

  • Price Statement on 21st Century Cures Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2015 | 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. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act: “Supporting medical innovation and the work of agencies like the NIH is critical to ensuring America remains a global leader in the fight to cure deadly diseases and develop breakthrough medical treatments. My colleagues who have worked diligently on this legislation ought to be commended for their dedication to th... Read more

  • Price Responds to King v. Burwell Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled in the case of King v. Burwell: “The Supreme Court’s ruling has simply endorsed the status quo. It has not and it should not dissuade policymakers from continuing to pursue a repeal of Obamacare and, just as important, to pursue positive, patient-centered solutions. The status quo is harming patients, families, and America’s small businesses. It is wreaking havo... Read more

  • Price Statement on CBO Report on Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on the fiscal and economic impact of repealing Obamacare. Among CBO’s findings, repeal of the president's health care law would increase economic growth and labor force participation. House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement in response to CBO's analysis: “Obamacare is a direct threat to the quality, affordability and accessibility of health care in America, as well as ... Read more

  • Price Statement on CBO’s Long-Term Budget Outlook
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook that shows deficits and the national debt will continue to rise to 175 percent of GDP by 2040, both Medicare and Social Security are heading towards insolvency, and real economic growth will remain at subpar levels of 2.3 percent on average. House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement in response to the CBO’s report: “The conclusions of this report are ... Read more

  • Price Applauds Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2015 | 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 the FY 2016 Department of Defense Appropriations Act: “This spring, the House and Senate worked together to pass a responsible plan to balance the nation’s budget and improve our national security. Using that guidance, the Appropriations Committee produced a defense funding bill that will help ensure military readiness, provides critical resources to... Read more

  • House Budget Committee to Hold Congressional Budget Office Oversight Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Budget Committee will hold an oversight hearing of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) next week and will hear testimony from CBO Director Keith Hall. Ahead of the hearing, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement: “The recently adopted House-Senate balanced budget agreement was an important step in showing that there is a more fiscally responsible way to govern and paving the way for future efforts to rein in out-of-co... Read more

  • Price Commends Senate on Passage of Balanced Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2015 | Preview rr

    ROSWELL, GA – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement commending Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and the Senate on passage of the FY 2016 Balanced Budget Conference Agreement: “It has been an honor working with Chairman Enzi and his Senate colleagues these past few months, and they should be commended for this important achievement. Working together, we have built a balanced budget that will promote a healthier economy, make Washin... Read more