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  • National Review Online: Ryan Returns
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on March 13, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: FY 2014 House Budget

    By Andrew Stiles Excerpt: Working off the Ryan budget, House Republicans plan to advance legislation to reform health-care and entitlement programs, expand energy exploration, and replace the current tax code with a simpler, pro-growth alternative with lower rates and fewer loopholes. “We’re going to be advancing more specifics on these big issues of the day to show that Republicans are ready to govern, and that we have better ideas for tackling these problems,” he says. Ultimately, the goal of ... Read more

  • The GOP Plan to Balance the Budget by 2023
    Posted in Commentary on March 12, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy / Financial , FY 2014 House Budget

    America's national debt is over $16 trillion. Yet Washington can't figure out how to cut $85 billion—or just 2% of the federal budget—without resorting to arbitrary, across-the-board cuts. Clearly, the budget process is broken. In four of the past five years, the president has missed his budget deadline. Senate Democrats haven't passed a budget in over 1,400 days. By refusing to tackle the drivers of the nation's debt—or simply to write a budget—Washington lurches from crisis to crisis. House Re... Read more

  • House Budget Committee GOP Releases a Responsible, Balanced Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Entitlements: Health Care / Social Security , Taxes, Economy / Financial , FY 2014 House Budget

    WASHINGTON­—Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Committee Republicans released their plan to balance the budget in ten years. It is a responsible plan to cut spending, reform government, and foster a healthier economy. It provides economic security for families, repairs the safety net for the poor, strengthens retirement for seniors, and expands opportunity for all. Read the Plan Writing in today's Wall Street Journal, Chairman Ryan makes the case that we need to st... Read more

  • Roll Call: Ryan’s Budget: ‘Means to an End’ Not ‘Root Canal Economics’
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on March 12, 2013 | Preview rr
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    By David M. Drucker Excerpt: House Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan introduced his committee’s fiscal 2014 spending plan Tuesday and amid all the focus on the fact it would balance Washington’s books in 10 years, in part by repealing the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), I was struck by a phrase the Wisconsin Republican repeated several times in his morning news conference: “means to an end.” There is little difference between Ryan’s 2014 budget and the two previous proposals offered by the Ho... Read more

  • The Daily Caller: How Paul Ryan Proposes to Balance Budget in 10 Years
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on March 12, 2013 | Preview rr
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    By Alex Pappas Excerpt: House budget chairman Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday unveiled the GOP’s budget proposal that would slash $4.6 trillion in projected government spending over the next decade in order to balance the country’s budget by 2023. “We owe the country a balanced budget,” the Republican congressman and 2012 vice presidential nominee said during a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday. Ryan’s plan includes a combination of tax reform, reform of entitlements and repeal of President O... Read more