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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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EITC Expansion

Fixing the EITC so that it works better for America’s families must come before increasing it. Without significant reform, adding 21 million people to a broken EITC program would be irresponsible.

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Unaffordable Housing

Federal spending on unaffordable housing could exceed $500 billion in the next 10 years.

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Universal Child Care

Rather than focusing efforts and taxpayer resources on creating a new, one-size-fits-all government program out of a current system with poor records of efficacy while busting the federal budget, Congress should ensure existing programs are achieving the best possible outcomes.

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Taxpayer Financed Campaigns

If the costs of congressional and presidential campaigns continue to rise, federal public financing could cost the government over $10 billion by the 2024 election cycle

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Guaranteed Federal Jobs

While encouraging full employment is a noble goal, this drastic proposal is fiscally irresponsible and, put simply, bad public policy.

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Free College

Free college would cost the Federal Government more than $2.4 trillion.

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Open House with the Congressional Budget Office

Last week, the House Budget Committee hosted a bipartisan staff event with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). This open house provided all congressional staff with the opportunity to meet CBO’s leadership, unit chiefs, and top analysts face-to-face.

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Medicare-for-All

Federal debt is more than $21 trillion today, and M4A would significantly accelerate its growth and increase the likelihood of a debt crisis.

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