November 29, 2023
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  • House Budget Committee to Hold Hearing Exploring Legislative Proposals for Fiscal Commission

    Today, Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX), Ranking Member Brendan Boyle (D-PA), and Members of the House Budget Committee will hold a hearing to examine several legislative proposals to create a bipartisan fiscal commission, including H.R. 710, H.R. 5779, and S.3262. 
    Click HERE to watch the House Budget Committee’s hearing live. 
    Hearing Objectives:

    • Evaluate legislative proposals: Evaluate the components and implications of HR 5779, HR 710, and S. 3262, exploring how each legislative proposal addresses fiscal stability and reform. Assess the alignment of the bills with the broader goals of achieving a sustainable fiscal future and improving federal programs' solvency. 
    • Understand Sponsor Perspectives: Gain insights into the perspectives from the bill sponsors by reviewing their motivations, objectives, and key considerations in formulating their proposed legislation. Identify the common goals and themes and explore the collaborative efforts and bipartisan dynamics that influenced the development of each bill. 
    • Assess Bipartisanship and Collaboration: Consider the potential for consensus-based, collaborative efforts to address fiscal challenges by examining provisions within the bills that promote bipartisan engagement and cooperation that can create a path forward. 


    • U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
    • U.S. Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) 
    • U.S. Representative Steve Womack (R-AR), Former Chairman of the House Committee on the Budget 
    • U.S. Representative Ed Case (D-HI) 
    • U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA), Former Chairman of the House Committee on Rules 
    • U.S. Representative Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) 
    • U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT)
    • U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)