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Jan16

Decision states OMB violated the Impoundment Control Act of 1974
House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (KY-03) released the following statement after the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued its legal opinion stating that the actions taken by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to withhold foreign aid to Ukraine violated the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (ICA).

Jan15

Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, gave the following opening statement at today’s hearing on the importance of federal investments in state and local communities.

Dec17

Legislation Follows Budget Caps Set by Yarmuth’s Legislation
Today House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) gave the following statement after House passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Agreement.
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January 08, 2020
State and local governments touch the lives of nearly every American. On January 15th, the House Budget Committee will hear from five witnesses on the importance of federal investments in state and local communities.
January 08, 2020
The federal debt as a share of the economy has more than tripled since 1980 and now sits at its highest level since just after World War II. Read our post-hearing report to learn why there is a need to reexamine the economic costs of debt.
October 23, 2019
Following President Nixon's repeated attacks on our nation's separation of powers, Congressed passed the Congressional Budget & Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (ICA) to establish the Budget Committee & reassert Congress’s constitutional power of the purse.

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