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  • “Action sooner, rather than later, is no longer an option—it is a necessity”
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – During yesterday’s Restoring the Trust for Young Americans hearing at the House Budget Committee, Jared Meyer, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discussed the fiscal challenges facing Millennials – specifically student loan debt and the long-term insolvency of health and retirement programs: “America’s federal policies need to shift to reflect the growing public realization that both of these debts and the burdens that they place on young people’s futures are unsustainable ... Read more

  • Price Statement on Latest CBO Budget & Economic Outlook
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an update to its Budget and Economic Outlook – projecting a $426 billion deficit for Fiscal Year 2015, annual deficits toping $1 trillion in 2025, and annual average economic growth of just 2.3 percent over the next decade: “Washington’s fiscal house is a mess. Hundreds of billions of dollars will be added to the national debt this year an... Read more

  • Price Statement on 80th Anniversary of Social Security
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement marking the 80th Anniversary of Social Security and called for innovative solutions to save and strengthen the program for today’s seniors and tomorrow’s retirees. According to the latest Social Security Trustees Report, Social Security faces insolvency in 2034. “For eighty years, Social Security has helped Americans retire with peace of mind. Today, the program is on an unsustainable path t... Read more

  • Budget Republicans Call for Action on Health, Retirement, and Economic Security Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy / Financial

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Republican members of the House Budget Committee sent the following letter to their colleagues in the House Republican Conference highlighting the challenges facing America's health, retirement, and economic security programs. The letter urges House Republicans to focus on finding positive solutions to save and strengthen vital programs such as Medicare and Social Security. The House Budget Committee recently launched an initiative called "Restoring the Trust for Al... Read more

  • Price Statement on Highway Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    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