Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, (H.Con.Res. 71). Introduced by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), Chairman of the House Budget Committee, the budget balances over 10 years and offers strong conservative reforms that put the government on path to fiscal responsibility.
“The budget is the key to unlocking tax reform, which means more jobs, fairer taxes, and bigger paychecks for hardworking American families,” said Chair McMorris Rodgers. “I am proud to see this budget passed out of the House and look forward to putting forth a comprehensive tax reform plan that creates a simpler, fairer tax code that creates opportunities for everyone in our country. Thank you to Chairman Black for your leadership to put forth a budget that delivers conservative wins to all corners of America. ”