Every budget the President has submitted never balances. We agree with his talk of cutting wasteful spending and producing a responsible budget, but he can’t walk the walk.
Another month… another jobs report
August 1, 2014
And again, we’re not seeing the numbers America needs to succeed. The Department of Labor reported an unemployment rate of 6.2% (up from last month’s 6.1%) and 9.7 million unemployed Americans (an increase of 200,000). But in actuality, it’s much worse. If you factor in the Americans who have stopped searching for work (2.2 million) and those ...
More Spending and More Tax Hikes Won’t Help Everyday Americans
April 10, 2013
WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after President Obama released his FY2014 budget: “Today – after awaiting the release of President Obama’s budget for over two months – we find ourselves disappointed by the ineffective solutions he has proposed for the American people. His budget will ...
Policy Feature Issue: Unemployment and Young People – The Real Impact
September 25, 2013
As the economy continues to struggle, America’s young people are feeling the most immediate effects. For those with and without college degrees between the age of 16 and 24, weak economic growth limits job prospects, wage security, and quality of life. The President’s policies have done little to put the country on a path to ...
House Republican Leadership Press Conference: No Budget, No Pay
January 22, 2013
House Republicans are committed to reining in Washington spending by holding the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate accountable for not passing a budget in nearly four years, despite being legally required to do so every year. That’s why the House will vote tomorrow on legislation that requires Congress to pass a budget, or Members’ pay will be ...