Tonight, Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following statement about the budget situation:
Today, the White House issued a ‘veto threat’ for H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act. H.R. 2560 would cut spending by billions in Fiscal Year 2012, cap federal spending as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product, and require passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment before raising the nation’s debt limit.
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg voted to cut more than $111 billion in federal spending this coming year, approximately $5.8 trillion over the next ten years, cap spending at below 20% of the U.S. economy, and require a vote on a Balanced Budget Amendment. H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap, & Balance Act of 2011, now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg successfully offered and passed an amendment to H.R. 1309, the Flood Insurance Reform Act, that would assist homeowners adversely affected by new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floodplain maps. Since 2006, FEMA has been tasked to issue new flood maps across the country.
This week Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement on the Gainful Employment Rule:
This evening, Congressman Tim Walberg issued the following statement after his vote against a blank check debt limit increase. By a vote of 318 to 97, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an increase in the debt limit that included no spending reductions or reforms.
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement on Republican efforts to increase domestic energy exploration and increase jobs.
Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following statement about on the death of Osama bin Laden: