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September 22, 2016

Good Intentions, A Scandal, and An Economics Free Zone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the House Budget Committee held the fourth in a series of hearings focused on the Committee’s Restoring the Trust for All Generations initiative – an effort to raise awareness about the fiscal and policy challenges facing our nation’s health, retirement, and economic security programs. On Wednesday, the topic was Resto... See More

September 21, 2016

Chairman Price Opening Statement: Restoring the Trust for Families and Working-Age Americans

As prepared for delivery Good morning. For over a year, the House Budget Committee has been engaged in an initiative called Restoring the Trust for All Generations. Today’s hearing is the fourth in a series of hearings this committee has held to advance this initiative. Restoring the Trust is an effort to raise awareness among both our colleagues i... See More

September 16, 2016

Unsustainable, Chaotic, and With No Room for Discretion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Budget Committee in a hearing Wednesday entitled “Growing Risks to the Budget and the Economy” examined our nation’s current troubling fiscal and economic outlook, what is contributing to a forecast of slow growth and mounting debt, and how policymakers might go about correcting course. The consensus among the witnesses... See More

September 14, 2016

Chairman Price Opening Statement: Growing Risks to the Budget and the Economy

As prepared for delivery Good morning. The title of this hearing is the “Growing Risks to the Budget and the Economy.” Regardless of ones’ political posture – there are clearly some warning signs before us. In many ways the current budget and the current economy are in fact risks unto each other. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides all o... See More

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