Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Report: Paul Ryan Staying on as House Budget Chair

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) was given a waiver to continue serving as chairman of the House Budget Committee, National Journal reports. Citing a senior House GOP source, Billy House reports Ryan is part of a fiscal cliff working group that also comprises of Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp …

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House Bill Seeks White House Sequestration Outline

By a 414-2 vote, the House passed a bill Tuesday requiring the Obama Administration to detail plans for handling automatic budget cuts scheduled to start January 2013. The Hill newspaper reports that the bill, authored by House GOP Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling, requires the White House to release that report …

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Spare Feds From Budget Cuts, Federal Employees Union Says

Federal workers should be spared from cuts to salary, benefits and workforce sizes, a major federal employees union said Friday. The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest union representing federal workers, sent a letter to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), co-chair of the Congressional super-committee charged proposing ways to reduce …

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The Season of Cutting as Budget Wrangling Begins

It’s that time of the year again. Lawmakers and government officials, who are gathering round the budget-drafting table came prepared with the tool du jour — scissors. Late last week, the House Appropriations Committee released a $1.055 trillion draft of a spending blueprint, representing a 9 percent cut in nondefense …

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