December 01, 2023

 - House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) expressed concerns over the findings in yesterday’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) report detailing the Biden Administration’s implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility Act’s Administrative Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) provision:“I am deeply troubled by the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) recent report detailing the Biden Administration’s failure to meaningfully implement Administrative PAYGO requirements from the Fiscal Respo…  Continue Reading

November 29, 2023

Today, Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX), Ranking Member Brendan Boyle (D-PA), and Members of the House Budget Committee held a hearing to evaluate several legislative proposals to create a bipartisan fiscal commission, including H.R. 710, H.R. 5779, and S.3262. The hearing brought together bipartisan and bicameral legislators to examine these proposals and discuss the pressing need for a fiscal commission.After the hearing, Chairman Arrington released the following statement:          “As Chairma…  Continue Reading

November 29, 2023

Today, Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) delivered opening remarks at the House Budget Committee’s hearing to examine several legislative proposals to create a bipartisan fiscal commission. Watch the full hearing here.Chairman Arrington’s remarks as prepared for delivery: I want to thank the Members testifying today for their leadership on what I believe is the most significant challenge facing our nation in the 21st Century - our runaway deficit spending and unsustainable national debt that thre…  Continue Reading

November 30, 2023


This week, the House Budget Committee held a hearing evaluating several legislative proposals to create a fiscal commission to address our nation’s unprecedented economic challenges. The hearing brought together sponsors of both House and Senate bills, platforming bipartisan, bicameral perspectives.  Word on the Street: Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) delivered opening remarks stating that the debt is the greatest challenge facing our nation. The Chairman called for bipartisan support for the …  Continue Reading

November 28, 2023


“Health on the Hill” Podcast Highlights Budget’s Health Care Task Force Letter to CBO on Drug Development Analysis This Sunday, November 26th the “Health on the Hill” Podcast highlighted a recent letter led by House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey C. Arrington (R-TX) and Health Care Task Force Chair Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that requests more information on how the nonpartisan office analyzes the effects of legislation that impacts drug devel…  Continue Reading

November 21, 2023


In September 2023, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual report entitled, Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance: 2023 to 2033, detailing how the federal government subsidizes health care coverage—and the coinciding, projected cost estimates— for the U.S. populous younger than 65 years old.  Following CBO’s publication, Brian Blase, President of Paragon Health Institute, penned an analysis of the report with Health Affairs that sounds the alarm about CBO’s projections.  Bla…  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