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  • Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014


    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-20

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The House in Committee of the Whole...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-20

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The House in Committee of the Whole...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-20

    BONAMICI of oregon in the house of representatives Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The House in Committee of the Whole House...



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    Representative Paul Ryan

    From: WI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on H. Con. Res. 25,...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Chairman, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Last fall throughout this country, we had a vigorous debate. President Obama laid out his vision of how we deal with some of our...



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    Representative Scott Garrett

    From: NJ District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    GARRETT. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Chairman, today I rise because today's budget is the budget that helps American families. I rise today to support a budget that recognizes that the status...



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    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    VELAZQUEZ. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Chairman, I rise in strong opposition to this ill-conceived budget. For working families this project could mean a tax hit of $2,000, making it harder...



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    Senator Tom Cotton

    From: AR

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    COTTON. Mr. Chairman, I rise in strong support of this budget resolution. I just want to take a moment, too, to applaud the chairman and the members of his committee, and especially the hardworking...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    WATERS. Mr. Chairman, I thank Mr. Van Hollen for yielding me this time. Today I rise in strong opposition to the Republican budget, a budget that makes absurd claims to reducing the deficit by repealing...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-03-19

    LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LEVIN. This Republican budget is tone deaf, the result of blind ideology. But, you know, I've been listening to what's been...



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    Representative Todd Rokita

    From: IN District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    ROKITA. I thank Chairman Ryan for his distinguished leadership in bringing this budget to the floor. I rise in high support of it. I also am very proud. It's one of the highest honors I have had in my...



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    Representative Roger Williams

    From: TX District 25

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    WILLIAMS. Mr. Speaker, every business, every family, and every person in America eventually has to balance a budget. I am a small business owner; I still own a business. I have owned and operated my...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    MOORE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. MOORE. Well, this is an austerity plan and an inequality plan, this Republican budget. I want people to behold the plunder...



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    Representative Tom McClintock

    From: CA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    McCLINTOCK. I thank the gentleman for yielding and for his leadership on this issue. Mr. Chairman, this debate over the budget reflects a great struggle between American families and their government...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McDERMOTT. Mr. Chairman, you've got to ask yourself what we're doing here today. We're fearmongering again. We spent...



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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    BLACK. Mr. Chairman, nearly 23 million Americans are still struggling to find work, and millions more low- and middle-income Americans are struggling with the reality of depressed wages, higher food...



    A picture of Representative Mark Pocan

    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    POCAN. I rise today to join my Democratic colleagues on the House Budget Committee to staunchly oppose the budget proposal we have considered last week in committee. Mr. Chairman, I was not in Congress...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    PRICE of Georgia. Mr. Chairman, I want to thank Mr. Ryan for his remarkable leadership on this and many other areas. Mr. Chairman, it is no wonder that folks are confused out there. I tell you, there...



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    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    HUFFMAN. I rise to oppose the Republican budget for a very fundamental reason: it would be devastating to the health and well- being of America's seniors. This budget raises seniors' costs for preventive...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Thank you, Mr. Ranking Member. Mr. Chairman, I rise in opposition to the so-called Ryan budget Path to Prosperity, which really should be called the Ryan budget ``Mainline to Misery...



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    Representative Reid J. Ribble

    From: WI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    RIBBLE. I thank the chairman for yielding. It has been quite an afternoon already: slash, cut, tone deaf, burn, plunder, shred, eviscerate, end Medicare as we know it, balance the budget on the backs...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Chairman, I thank the ranking member for the time. Mr. Chairman, depending on your point of view, there is something in this budget for you to like and to love. If you like repealing...



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    Representative Tim Ryan

    From: OH District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on H. Con. Res. 25,...



    A picture of Representative Matt Salmon

    Representative Matt Salmon

    From: AZ District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    SALMON. Mr. Chairman, balancing our budget goes way beyond taxes and spending. It will define who we are as a Nation and ensure prosperity and opportunity for all Americans going forward. According...



    A picture of Representative David N. Cicilline

    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    CICILLINE. I thank the ranking member for yielding and thank him for his extraordinary leadership. Mr. Chairman, budgets should reflect our priorities and our values. It should protect American families...



    A picture of Representative Marsha Blackburn

    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    BLACKBURN. I thank the gentleman from Wisconsin, our chairman, for the outstanding work that he has done, and to all of my colleagues on the House Budget Committee for how diligent we've been in bringing...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Chairman, the Ryan Republican budget reflects everything that the American people rejected in the last election: asking nothing from the wealthiest Americans and rich corporations that...



    A picture of Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    STUTZMAN. Mr. Chairman, I rise in strong support today of the balanced budget put forward by my friend and chairman, Paul Ryan, and the reasonable and practical approach that this Budget Committee has...



    A picture of Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham

    Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham

    From: NM District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    LUJAN GRISHAM of New Mexico. Mr. Chairman, I rise in opposition to the Republican budget plan. This misguided and cruel plan abandons the economic recovery. It is a path to greater disparity, and it...



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    Representative Ken Calvert

    From: CA District 42

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    CALVERT. Thank you, Mr. Ryan. This is what principled, visionary, responsible leadership looks like. I commend Chairman Ryan and the entire team for this budget and for insisting on regular order....



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    WELCH. I thank the gentleman, and I thank Mr. Ryan. The focus and goal of this budget, as I understand it, is to eliminate the debt. That's a worthy goal. In fact, we all share it. But this budget,...



    A picture of Representative Tom Rice

    Representative Tom Rice

    From: SC District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    RICE of Georgia. Mr. Chairman, I want to thank Mr. Ryan for his remarkable leadership on this and many other areas. Mr. Chairman, it is no wonder that folks are confused out there. I tell you, there...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    COURTNEY. Mr. Chairman, as we talk about the issue of young people and debt, one thing is very clear: for 7\1/2\ million young Americans who receive subsidized Stafford student loans, in 103 days the...



    A picture of Representative Sean P. Duffy

    Representative Sean P. Duffy

    From: WI District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    DUFFY. Mr. Chairman, I'm happy to hear my friends across the aisle talk about investing in our future and investing in our economy. But when they talk about that, I think we have to be clear that that's...



    A picture of Representative Barbara Lee

    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    LEE. I do want to thank Mr. Ryan for his leadership on this budget. Mr. Chairman, we've talked a lot about the big picture. I want to make it personal. In the early 1990s, I lost my job in a corporate...



    A picture of Representative Chris Stewart

    Representative Chris Stewart

    From: UT District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    STEWART. Mr. Chairman, I am honored--yea, I am thrilled--to stand and speak on this subject. It is the primary reason that I ran for Congress, and I think it is the defining issue and the most critical...



    A picture of Representative Vicky Hartzler

    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    HARTZLER. Mr. Chairman, thank you for your efforts to lead us to a Path to Prosperity. When I'm home in Missouri in the Fourth District, I hear people say things like: I have to balance my budget,...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentleman for his leadership, and I certainly thank the Budget Committee for the work that they have done. I'd make the argument that clearly we have a dilemma in focus and...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    COHEN. Thank you, Mr. Van Hollen. I appreciate the time. The thing that disturbs me the most about this budget is its inability to understand what our priorities should be. The Republican budget keeps...



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    Representative Scott Perry

    From: PA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    PERRY. Thank you for yielding, Mr. Chairman. I deeply care about my mother, who's on Social Security and Medicare, and my two little girls, who are counting on their daddy to make sure that those programs...



    A picture of Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    JEFFRIES. I thank the distinguished gentleman from Maryland for his leadership. We are at a fork in the road and there are two stark choices. The Democratic plan promotes progress for the many; the...



    A picture of Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    ELLMERS. I thank the chairman for the hard work that he and the House Budget Committee have done on this incredible effort for a new plan to balance the budget in 10 years. This proposal invites our...



    A picture of Representative Mark Takano

    Representative Mark Takano

    From: CA District 41

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    TAKANO. Thank you, Mr. Van Hollen. I rise to address the so-called Path to Prosperity that this body is now debating. I'm struck by the beltway media bubble that calls this plan bold and its creator,...



    A picture of Representative Kevin Yoder

    Representative Kevin Yoder

    From: KS District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    YODER. Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of this budget proposal. Before I came to Washington, D.C., I was the Appropriations Committee chairman of the Kansas State Legislature, where we were required...



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    Representative Kevin Brady

    From: TX District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-19

    BRADY of Texas. Mr. Chairman, I yield myself as much time as I may consume. During the annual debate on the budget resolution, the House assigns 1 hour to the Joint Economic Committee to assess current...



    A picture of Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    MALONEY of New York. I yield myself such time as I may consume as I'm pleased to represent the Democratic point of view in this budget. We now have before this Congress the choice of two profoundly...



    A picture of Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    CUMMINGS. I want to thank the gentlelady for yielding. Over the past 3 years, nearly 6 million new jobs have been added to the American economy, and the unemployment rate has fallen to 7.7 percent....



    A picture of Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    MALONEY of New York. I yield myself such time as I may consume as I'm pleased to represent the Democratic point of view in this budget. We now have before this Congress the choice of two profoundly...



    A picture of Representative John K. Delaney

    Representative John K. Delaney

    From: MD District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    DELANEY. Mr. Chairman, I want to thank my friend and colleague from New York for yielding me this time. And I also want to thank my friend and colleague from Texas for his leadership on the committee. ...



    A picture of Representative Bill Shuster

    Representative Bill Shuster

    From: PA District 9

    Party:

    Date: 2013-03-19

    SHUSTER. Mr. Chair, I rise today in support of the Budget Resolution, which balances the budget in 10 years. We must get our fiscal house in order, and that starts with a plan to reduce spending responsibly--allowing...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-19

    CONYERS, JR. of michigan in the house of representatives Tuesday, March 19, 2013 The House in Committee of the Whole...