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  • 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

  • Chairman Price Opening Statement: CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook
    Posted in Speeches and Statements on February 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    Good morning and thank you all for being here. Today’s hearing is focused on the Congressional Budget Office’s recently released Budget and Economic Outlook. In its report CBO projects that if no changes are made to current policies, deficits over the next decade will total $9.4 trillion. This is up from $7.6 trillion from your estimate last year. The national debt will rise to over $29 trillion by 2026, from it’s current too high $19 trillion – and average economic growth over the next ten year... 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

  • Price: President Obama has Defied the Will of the People
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 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 voted on a measure opposing President Obama’s veto of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act – a bill Congress sent to the president’s desk repealing the main pillars of Obamacare, prohibiting funding for abortion providers like Planned Parenthood, and providing increased funding for community health centers to help direct more resou... Read more

  • Price Statement on Disappointing Fourth Quarter GDP Report
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement in response to today’s disappointing report that showed the U.S. economy growing at a dismal 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015: “After seven years of President Obama’s experiment with bigger government, more spending, and higher taxes, the result is an economy that is underperforming and denying opportunity to millions of Americans. It is disappointing that the president continues ch... Read more

  • Price Statement on CBO’s Budget and Economic Outlook
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) release of a summary of its upcoming Budget and Economic Outlook. CBO projects deficits of $9.4 trillion over the next decade, the national debt to rise to $23.8 trillion by 2026, and for economic growth to continue to slow. “Our nation has a choice to make. We can stay the course and watch CBO’s projections of slow growth and a rising m... Read more

  • Price Statement on State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 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 State of the Union address: “Since his administration began, President Obama has spent a lot of time trying to convince the American people of the virtues of his agenda. Meanwhile, the reality is that under the president’s policies, our nation’s debt has risen dramatically while he has failed to offer a single budget that balances. Millions of Americans are s... Read more

  • Price Responds to President’s Veto of Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after President Obama vetoed H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 – legislation that repeals the most coercive components of Obamacare, halts federal funding for abortion providers prohibited under the legislation, and increases funding for community health centers. “With his veto, President Obama has single-handedly denied the American people the... Read more

  • Price Statement on Final Passage of Reconciliation Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 – sending the first broad repeal of Obamacare to the president’s desk. The reconciliation legislation was made possible by the successful completion of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget conference agreement. It repeals key pillars of Obamacare, reduces the deficit by $516 billion, and paves the... Read more

  • VIDEO: Price Discusses Obamacare Repeal on Fox News
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) appeared on Fox News this morning to discuss H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 which repeals the coercive core of Obamacare and paves the way for patient-centered health care reform. The reconciliation bill is set to be adopted by the House of Representatives tomorrow and will be the first broad Obamacare repeal bill sent to President Obama's desk. Excerpts: On the Obamacare... Read more