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House Budget Committee Approves FY 2019 Budget Resolution

"This week, I am proud that the House Budget Committee advanced an optimistic, responsible, and balanced vision that addresses our real challenges and builds on economic success. The Budget for a Brighter American Future truly ensures the future will be brighter for generations to come.”

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Opportunity Credits

While targeting income inequality is an admirable goal, artificially redistributing taxpayer dollars through a new entitlement program will only worsen the problem.

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SNAP Expansion

Rather than encouraging dependence on the welfare system, Congress should work to ensure more sustainable, self-sufficient outcomes for SNAP recipients by pairing reformed work requirements with consistent enforcement.

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Skyrocketing Debt and Deficits

One of the visible signs that the budget process is broken and badly in need of reform is the growing national debt. The budget process has been ineffective at controlling spending – specifically mandatory spending

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The Troubled History of Appropriations

One of the visible signs that the budget and appropriations process is broken and badly in need of reform is the track record of appropriations consideration in Congress and the frequent reliance on short-term funding measures known as continuing resolutions.

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The Broken Budget Resolution

One of the visible signs that the budget and appropriations process is broken and badly in need of reform is the budget resolution itself, including how the document is built and what it contains.

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The LIFT Credit

The LIFT Credit is yet another unaffordable federal entitlement program that would drastically increase Americans’ reliance on welfare and discourage work and independence for America’s middle class.

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Long-Term Care Entitlements

Creating a mandate for long term care coverage is not a solution, it will only worsen and further complicate an already highly complex and broken Medicare system.

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