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  • Price and Rokita Op-Ed in RealClearPolitics: How and Why We Budget
    Posted in Commentary on April 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    By House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price and Vice Chairman Todd Rokita April 13, 2016 Permalink The American people are frustrated. For too long, they have seen too many in Washington standing in the way of responsible decisions that need to be made to secure our country’s future. Despite the fact that there has been some success – including cutting the deficit by over $800 billion – pushing back against the tax more/spend more agenda of President Obama, citizens are keenly aware that far mo... 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

  • Chairman Price Opening Statement: Markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Resolution
    Posted in Speeches and Statements on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    As Prepared for Delivery Good morning. Today, we are marking up the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. This is a plan to get the nation’s fiscal house in order by balancing the budget within 10 years – a plan to empower the American people, hold Washington accountable to hard-working taxpayers, foster an environment for economic growth and opportunity, and ensure a strong national defense. We are presenting a vision that values outcomes over inputs; one... 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

  • 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