Today, House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth (D-KY-03) made a staff announcement following the retirement of Ellen Balis, the Committee’s esteemed former Staff Director.
Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Chair of the House Budget Committee, gave the following opening statement at today’s virtual hearing on the importance of reasserting Congress’ power of the purse and how Chairman Yarmuth’s Congressional Power of the Purse Act will better empower Congress to protect its constitutional charge.
Kentucky Representative John Yarmuth, Chair of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request.
April 22, 2021
The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing to examine the importance of reasserting Congress’ power of the purse.
March 16, 2021
Last week, Chairman John Yarmuth introduced legislation that would protect Medicare, farm supports, and other direct spending programs from Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) sequestration.
February 19, 2021
It has been roughly one year since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States. Our nation is struggling to endure the unrelenting devastation spawned by the pandemic and corresponding economic fallout. The need for bold, compassionate, and aggressive action remains unparalleled and undeniable.