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  • Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 4, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriation bill provides $73.3 billion in discretionary budget authority which is a 3.4% increase over the post-sequester level of funding provided in FY 2013 and is slightly below the President’s FY 2014 requested level. The bill includes $11.01 billion for military construction projects, a 14.58% increase over FY 2013 post-sequester levels, and $62.1 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs which is a 1.79%... Read more

  • Chairman Ryan Statement on the Path to a Responsible Budget Process
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Budget Process Reform

    WASHINGTON¬Earlier today, House Republicans announced a path forward on the nation’s near-term budget challenges. The 1974 Congressional Budget Act requires passage of a budget resolution by April 15 each year. Under Senator Harry Reid’s leadership, the Senate has refused to pass a budget for 1,360 days. As the Administration and Congress work through opportunities to cut government spending, there will be no consideration of a long-term debt-ceiling increase unless both the House and the Senate... Read more

  • Chairman Ryan Statement on H.R. 152
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    WASHINGTON—House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 152: “I’m committed to helping the communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. We should meet all of their needs as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, H.R. 152 is the latest example of Washington using hardship to achieve political ends. “The legislation proposes to spend billions of dollars for 64 programs across 17 agencies. Only 7 percent of its funds will be spent in the next n... Read more

  • Chairman Ryan Statement On Raising NFIP’s Debt Ceiling
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    WASHINGTON—House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement upon passage of legislation to increase the FEMA’s borrowing authority to carry out the Flood Insurance Program: "I agree with my colleagues that we must help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. We should meet all of their needs as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, Washington's legislative response fails on both counts. It refuses to distinguish—or even prioritize—disaster relief over pork-barrel sp... Read more

  • Ryan Statement on Senate Passage of the Sequestration Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Defense, Reconciliation

    WASHINGTON - Earlier today, the United States Senate passed the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012. The legislation was passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month. The Sequestration Transparency Act requires President Obama to detail how the administration plans to implement the budget sequestration cuts scheduled to take place in January 2013 under current law. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement: "Senate passage of the Seques... Read more

  • Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 27, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill provides $51.6 billion in discretionary budget authority for fiscal year 2013, a 7% decrease from 2012 levels and 3.5% below the President’s request. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The spending level in the bill does not exceed the 302(b) allocation for this bill adopted by the Appropriations Committee, which are in aggregate within the... Read more

  • Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 8, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The House Legislative Branch appropriations bill provides $3.3 billion in discretionary budget authority. By longstanding convention, the House bill includes only funding for legislative branch agencies (e.g. GAO, CBO, and the Library of Congress), joint congressional activities (e.g. the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Architect of the Capitol), and House accounts. The bill at this point, contains no funding for the Senate, which will be added by that body when it considers this legislation... Read more

  • Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 6, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The proposed fiscal year 2013 Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill (H.R. 5855) provides $39.1 billion in discretionary budget authority [BA]. The BA figure is $485 million or 1.2 percent, below fiscal year 2012 enacted levels and $395 million or 1 percent below the President’s request. This bill also provides an additional $5.5 billion in funding designated for disaster relief, an amount equal to the President’s request, which boosts the total discretionary budget authority provid... Read more

  • Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 6, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Energy

    The House Energy and Water Development appropriations bill provides $32.09 billion in discretionary budget authority, $87.5 million, or 0.3 percent, above the enacted FY 2012 levels and $965 million below the president's request, a 2.9 percent decrease. The bill includes $26.1 billion for the Department of Energy, $4.8 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers and $948 million for the Department of the Interior (primarily for the Bureau of Reclamation with the rest of Interior funded through othe... Read more

  • Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on May 31, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill provides $71.7 billion in discretionary budget authority which is the same amount of funding provided in FY 2012 and is slightly below the President’s FY 2013 request and Senate reported levels. The bill includes $10.6 billion for military construction projects, an 18.3% decrease over FY 2012 levels, and $60.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs which is a 3.9% increase over currently ena... Read more