Budget Agreement is a Step in the Right Direction

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement about the agreement reached between House and Senate Budget Committee Chairmen Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Parry Murray (D-WA):

“Today’s budget agreement between Chairmen Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) is a step in the right direction on the path toward economic security for hardworking Americans. While this deal includes modest budgetary reforms, it is another positive sign that deficit reduction can be achieved by making real spending cuts and reforms without raising taxes. House Republicans will continue to champion the fight for fiscal responsibility in Washington so Americans across this country have greater financial certainty and economic security for themselves, their families, and their futures.”