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  • Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016


    A picture of Representative Keith Ellison

    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-25

    ELLISON of minnesota in the house of representatives Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The House in Committee of the Whole House...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-25

    BEATTY of ohio in the house of representatives Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The House in Committee of the Whole House...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    PRICE of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on H. Con. Res. 27. The SPEAKER...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Chairman, I want to start by thanking the chairman of the committee, Chairman Price, for conducting the business of the Budget Committee in a professional manner. We have sharp differences...



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    Representative Paul Ryan

    From: WI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Chairman, I just want to, first of all, tip my hat to the new Budget chairman. It is a very difficult job putting a budget together. I did it for the last 4 years and served in...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    MOORE. Mr. Chairman, I thank the ranking member for yielding to me. I want to add my voice to those who congratulate everyone on the Budget Committee, particularly the chair and the ranking member,...



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    Representative Todd Rokita

    From: IN District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    ROKITA. I thank the chairman for his hard work. I thank all of my Budget Committee colleagues for their hard work. Mr. Chairman, it has been hard work--it continues to be--to have this honest conversation...



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    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    VELAZQUEZ. I thank the ranking member for yielding. Mr. Chairman, I rise to oppose a budget that will cut the legs out from under our Nation's small businesses. This budget would mean $10 billion of...



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    Representative Tom McClintock

    From: CA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    McCLINTOCK. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Chairman, we need to discuss the budget under the ominously growing shadow of unprecedented debt that has literally doubled in the last 8 years. ...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Chairman, let's depart from a little bit of the acrimony, the acronyms, the magic asterisks, and the end runs. Let's be concrete. So let's talk about infrastructure investment and what the...



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    Representative Bruce Westerman

    From: AR District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    WESTERMAN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for the diligent work on the Budget Committee and the leadership you have shown there. Mr. Chairman, Americans know that this country was built on a strong work...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    PASCRELL. Thank you, Mr. Ranking Member. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, there is a stark choice to be made, there is no question about it, as I am quoting from the gentleman from California. ...



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    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    WALTERS of California. Mr. Chairman, I rise today in support of the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget resolution, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. At a time when our Nation is grappling...



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    Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham

    From: NM District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    LUJAN GRISHAM of New Mexico. Mr. Chair, I want to thank the ranking member. This budget, the Republican budget, is a collection of $5.5 trillion of devastating cuts to both mandatory and nondefense...



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    Representative Scott Garrett

    From: NJ District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    GARRETT. Mr. Chairman, back on January 20, 2009, the day President Obama took office, the Federal debt in this country stood at $10.6 trillion. The Federal debt today, as we stand here today, is over...



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    Representative Janice Hahn

    From: CA District 44

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    HAHN. Mr. Chairman, I thank my colleague, Chris Van Hollen, for the opportunity to speak today. Mr. Chairman, I think a budget is a reflection of our priorities. The choices we make about how to invest...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McDERMOTT. Mr. Chairman, a budget is a statement of values and priorities. You have heard people standing up here,...



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    Representative John R. Moolenaar

    From: MI District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    MOOLENAAR. Mr. Chairman, the Federal Government has a spending problem. Last week, the Government Accountability Office released a report estimating that the government made $124 billion in improper...



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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    WOODALL. Mr. Chairman, I thank my chairman for yielding me the time. It has been a great privilege to work with Chairman Tom Price on the Committee on the Budget. I was down here earlier bringing the...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    WATERS of California. Mr. Chairman, I thank Mr. Van Hollen for his leadership on the Committee on the Budget. As ranking member of the Committee on Financial Services, I would like to express my serious...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    PRICE of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on H. Con. Res. 27. The SPEAKER...



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    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    STUTZMAN. Mr. Chairman, I rise today in strong support of the Republican House budget, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America. Mr. Chairman, as we have seen over the last several years, the tax- and-spend...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    EDWARDS. I thank my friend and colleague from Maryland for his leadership on the Budget Committee, and also the Democrats on the Budget Committee. Mr. Chairman, Congress is really tasked at this time...



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    Representative Mark Sanford

    From: SC District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    SANFORD. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Chairman, I just heard the budget described as draconian. I would say that doing nothing, ultimately, is draconian because what the numbers show is that...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    HOYER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. I thank my friend, Mr. Van Hollen, for yielding, and I thank him for the extraordinary job that he has done as ranking...



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    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    ROTHFUS. Mr. Chairman, I want to first thank Chairman Price and his staff for their hard work on this budget. With all the difficulties and complexities in drafting a budget, including inheriting an...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Chairman, I honor my friend from Maryland for his extraordinary and outstanding leadership on a very difficult set of complex numbers and policies known as the U.S. budget. Thank you so...



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    Representative J. Randy Forbes

    From: VA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    FORBES. Mr. Chairman, I first want to commend Chairman Price for shepherding this budget to the floor and doing such a tremendous job; yet, with the great job he has done, I know it is confusing, probably,...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Chairman, I rise in opposition to the underlying Republican budget for fiscal year 2016, and I also rise to commend the gentleman from Maryland (Mr. Van Hollen) for his strong...



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    Representative Michael R. Turner

    From: OH District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    TURNER. Mr. Chairman, I want to commend Chairman Price for the work that he has done. The chairmanship of the Budget Committee is one of the most difficult. He has a 360-degree responsibility of all...



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    Representative Tim Ryan

    From: OH District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Chairman, I just want to, first of all, tip my hat to the new Budget chairman. It is a very difficult job putting a budget together. I did it for the last 4 years and served in...



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    Representative Doug Lamborn

    From: CO District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    LAMBORN. I thank the chairman for his hard work on this budget. Mr. Chairman, I rise today in support of the House Republican budget with the defense fix. Our country needs to get back on a responsible...



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    Representative John A. Yarmuth

    From: KY District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    YARMUTH. I thank my friend for yielding. Mr. Chairman, as a 6-year member of the Budget Committee and the second ranking Democrat, I have seen this budget proposal up close and personal. I have seen...



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    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    HARTZLER. Thank you very much, Chairman. You are a wonderful chairman and have helped us produce a wonderful, responsible budget. Mr. Chairman, this budget goes a long way to address the out-of- control...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-24

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank my good friend from Maryland for his leadership consistently that really speaks to the hearts and minds of Americans because we know what Americans want: just a simple opportunity...



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    Representative Joe Wilson

    From: SC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-03-24

    WILSON of South Carolina. Thank you, Chairman Price, for your extraordinary leadership. Mr. Chairman, I am grateful today to join with my House Armed Services Committee colleagues and speak in support...



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    Representative Duncan Hunter

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-03-24

    HUNTER. I would like to thank the gentleman from Georgia for dealing with the entire Congress and coming up with only two budgets, Price 1 and Price 2. I think that the chairman has been pulled in...



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    Representative Mario Diaz-Balart

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    Party:

    Date: 2015-03-24

    DIAZ-BALART. Mr. Chairman, I rise today, first, to thank the chairman of the Budget Committee for the job he has done and the staff of that committee. As the chairman stated, this budget actually deals...