Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Reports: House Dems Object to GOP’s Omnibus Spending Proposal

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Republican leaders proposed a spending package bill to their Democrat counterparts Tuesday night as Congress faces a Dec. 11 deadline to keep the government funded, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Mike Lillis and Scott Wong write House Democrats oppose more than 30 appropriations riders in the Republicans’ year-end omnibus budget proposal …

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Congressional Committee Starts 2016 Budget Talks

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A House-Senate budget conference committee held its first public meeting Monday at the Capitol to tackle each party’s fiscal 2016 spending priorities, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes that some conferees pushed for the formulation of a blueprint that is similar to the two-year budget resolution developed by Sen. …

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Chuck Schumer, Paul Ryan, Trey Gowdy Talk Immigration Reform

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Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has discussed immigration reform measures with Reps. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) behind closed doors, Politico reported Monday. Jake Sherman writes representatives of the Obama administration are also in talks with House Republicans over proposed immigration amendments while Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority …

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Defense, 2-Year Budget Bills Paint FY 2014-15 Spending Picture

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President Barack Obama late last week signed two key pieces of legislation that detail the Defense Department’s budget for fiscal year 2014 and the federal government’s budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015, according to Reuters. Ros Krasny writes the signed defense authorization bill gives the Pentagon $526.8 billion in fiscal …

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Report: Lawmakers Inch Closer to Sequestration Reduction Agreement

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Republican and Democratic lead budget negotiators are close to reaching a deal to reduce sequestration-related cuts for the next two fiscal years, Defense News reported Wednesday. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) could finalize a small-scale budget plan by the end of this week or early next week, …

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Congress in Talks to Pass Small-Scale Budget Agreement

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House Budget Committee head Representative Paul Ryan is in talks with Senator Patty Murray to finalize a small-scale budget agreement intended to lessen automatic spending decreases for 2014, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Charles Babington writes the Senate and House of Representatives aim to avoid another government shutdown with a …

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Paul Ryan Asks GAO To Review Agency Sequester Plans

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) has asked the Government Accountability Office to issue a report on how agencies are planning and preparing to cut their budgets under sequestration. Federal News Radio reports Ryan asked GAO auditors to review a March 1 order from President Barack Obama to implement …

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Tom Price Named House Budget Vice Chair

Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) has been appointed vice chairman of the House Budget Committee, National Journal reports. Billy House writes committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) made the appointment instead of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). According to The Hill newspaper, Price could succeed Ryan as chairman in two years and …

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