Ryan Barely Passes Budget Through Committee; Club for Growth Opposes

By: Thursday March 22, 2012 7:37 am

Paul Ryan sped into action with his 2013 budget resolution. After releasing it on a Tuesday, he put it up for a vote in the Budget Committee on a Wednesday. This should have been immediately unacceptable to the other 37 members of the Budget Committee who allegedly have a function in crafting the budget. But [...]

Ryan Proposes Modest $32 Billion Cut for Rest of 2011 Budget Year

By: Thursday February 3, 2011 9:55 am

Paul Ryan, in his position as the chair of the House Budget Committee, has released a document setting spending limits for the remainder of the 2011 fiscal year, which would reduce spending by $74 billion from the President’s budget request for 2011, but only by $32 billion under current law. The announcement by Ryan, and [...]

House GOP Rules Allow for Back-Door Spending Limits Authored by Paul Ryan

By: Thursday December 30, 2010 9:21 am

The more we look at the House rules, the more we find. Today, the CBPP uncovers a new rule that would give a lot of power to House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan: Another aspect of the proposed rules also seems at odds with promises made in the campaign about what a new Republican majority [...]

House Budget Committee Reports Reconciliation Bill Out

By: Monday March 15, 2010 12:40 pm

The House Budget Committee, on a mostly party-line vote, just kicked off the procedural process, voting by a 21-16 count to forward the Reconciliation Act of 2010 to the House Rules Committee. The vote itself tells us nothing about what’s in the bill; now the Budget Committee will debate what instructions to offer on reconciliation [...]

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