This evening, the House Budget Committee completed its virtual markup of the Build Back Better Act, A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res. 14.
Today, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, gave the following opening statement during the House Budget Committee’s virtual markup of the Build Back Better Act, A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res. 14.
Legislation Will Prevent Presidential Abuses of Power, Restore Checks and Balances, Strengthen Accountability and Transparency, and Protect Elections
Today, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act — a sweeping package of reforms that will strengthen America’s democratic institutions against future presidents, regardless of political party, who seek to abuse the power of their office for corrupt purposes.
August 18, 2021
The 2022 budget resolution is an inflection point for our nation and the futures of millions of Americans and their families.
August 11, 2021
Discover the specific conditions, limitations, and processes for the budget reconciliation process.
May 20, 2021
Over the years, Congress’ ability to exercise its constitutional power of the purse has been increasingly challenged by an Executive Branch that, regardless of party, has sought to claim control of the nation’s purse for itself. Here's how the Congressional Power of the Purse Act would reassert Congress’ power of the purse.