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May17

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Chair of the House Budget Committee, gave the following opening statement at the committee’s Members’ Day hearing, during which Members of the 117th Congress testify before the committee on their bu

May17

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Budget Committee released a new report outlining major investments in rural communities made by the Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats.

May6

Kentucky Representative John Yarmuth, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April and the unemployment rate remained low at 3.6 percent.

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May 17, 2022
To ensure a full recovery in rural America, the Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats are addressing longstanding problems facing rural communities, including a shortage of health care services, limited public transportation, a lack of affordable internet options, inadequate weatherization and climate resilience, and older and unreliable energy infrastructure. Since President Biden took office, Democrats have enacted the American Rescue Plan (ARP), the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), and the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2022. Together these investments will help revive rural America and provide the foundation these communities need to build a better, stronger future.
April 22, 2022
The President’s budget gives our children new opportunities to thrive by making key long-term investments to lower costs for families, expanding availability of critical health care services for children, making education more accessible and affordable, and better serving children living in challenging circumstances. These investments in kids pay dividends over the long run, both for individual households and the entire nation. When we invest in children, we invest in America.
April 13, 2022
The President’s 2023 budget provides $45 billion to combat the climate crisis while building a more resilient, advanced, and inclusive nation. This historic investment increases discretionary climate funding by nearly 60 percent compared to 2021 enacted levels. The investments outlined in this budget will help America reach our climate goals while leading on the global stage.

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