September 20, 2023

 - Today, the House Budget Committee passed the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY2024-FY2033, which would reduce the deficit by $16 trillion and balance the federal budget in 10 years. The budget resolution was passed out of Committee by a vote of 20-14. Upon passage of the resolution, Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) said: “Today, the House took the first step in ‘reversing the curse’ and restoring America’s fiscal sanity by passing our resolution to balance the budget in 10 years. I wa…  Continue Reading

September 20, 2023

 - Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) delivered the following opening remarks at the markup of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY2024-FY2033. This plan restores fiscal responsibility, economic freedom, and prosperity in America. Chairman Arrington’s remarks as prepared for delivery:I want to thank all my fellow committee members for a great start to this Congress.I think the Ranking Member and I agree that we want this committee to be a place for open, rob…  Continue Reading

September 20, 2023

’s bureaucratic, big government spending has gone for long enough.It is time to SOUND THE ALARM about the danger out-of-control spending and unsustainable debt poses to our country and our children’s future.Over the next decade, our annual deficits will double, and U.S. interest payments will triple. Our national debt has ballooned to $33 trillion—equivalent to more than $200,000 of debt per taxpayer—totaling the highest debt-to-GDP ratio since the Second World War. Today, House Budget Committee…  Continue Reading

September 22, 2023


  By: David Ditch September 21, 2023  The federal government reached an ominous milestone Sept. 15 as the gross national debt exceeded $33 trillion—or more than $57,000 per household. The debt increased by $1.5 trillion in just 15 weeks due to rising spending and declining revenue. That’s understandably concerning, especially at a time of rising interest rates and elevated inflation. Higher interest rates on a growing debt have caused a hard spike in federal interest payments, eating into …  Continue Reading

September 21, 2023


Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) joined “Mornings with Maria” on Fox Business to discuss the Committee’s passage of the House GOP budget resolution, the ongoing battle over government funding, and the importance of refocusing the budget on America’s national priorities. Chairman Arrington on Progress in Spending Talks “This is the debate you want from your Republican majority. We're going line-by-line, account by account, to root out the woke and waste and right siz…  Continue Reading

September 11, 2023


House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) joined Fox News on Sunday to discuss passing the federal budget and the growing concern of a government shutdown as the House reconvenes from August recess this week.  Arrington on Passing a Budget:  “… Republicans need to unify around a conservative funding bill. That's what our focus is going to be when we get back and I think the outcome is going to be better for the American people and for our country in the long run. It's hard work but…  Continue Reading

August 22, 2023

By Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) and Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas), Opinion Contributors As a result of Washington’s out-of-control spending, the U.S. credit rating was recently downgraded—only the second time in modern history—because of a high and growing general government debt burden, rising spending, and an erosion of governance. Today we come with solutions and a plan for action.  Like a household with an unbalanced checking account, the federal gove…  Continue Reading

June 12, 2023

By: Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19)June 11, 2023 Our runaway spending and unsustainable national debt is the greatest 21st-century threat to the United States. If we shrink back and fail to address it, we will not only jeopardize our economy and national security, but our children’s future and America’s leadership in the world. No one can look at our federal government’s balance sheet, future unfunded liabilities and interest payments and not shudder at the rapid deteri…  Continue Reading

May 26, 2023

By Rep. Jodey ArringtonMay 26, 2023 We live in an over-regulated America. While it’s important to set reasonable rules of the road for public health and safety, by congressional abdication, and executive activism, we have created a fourth branch of government and a massive regulatory state that is compromising our freedom, quenching our entrepreneurial spirit, and choking the life out of our economy. On average, nearly 25,000 regulatory restrictions are put on the bo…  Continue Reading