Says GOP has made gains, but many essential goals remain
House Approp chair 'shocked by the lengths that this administration has gone to undercut the sanctity of life' - TheDC
CREW reports that Rogers helped procure ‘more than $236 million from the federal government since 2000′ for seven Kentucky nonprofits that he helped found
‘The rest of the policy riders and funding levels for individual programs are still under negotiation’
Democrats and the White House are opposed to the measure, which would also fund the Pentagon through September
The story of how House Republicans handed Senate Democrats a political talking point.
House Republicans reveal their government funding bill that meets demands from party conservatives for no less than $100 billion in cuts
House Republicans propose cutting or eliminating dozens of government programs as part of a plan they say will save up to $74 billion
The new committee would be similar to the now-defunct Byrd Committee, which trimmed $38 billion (in 2010 dollars) from the budget.
Many in GOP wary of Hal Roger as head of spending panel
Despite a pledge to be a fiscally responsible chairman, Rep. Hal Rogers has one of the worst records in Congress when it comes to reducing the deficit
Pivotal House committees given to moderate members
Sen. Jim DeMint says tax bill increases the deficit so GOP must do ‘better than this’
The Tea Party, Eric Cantor and an outside pressure group all contributed to the effort.
The Appropriations Committee needs someone who knows how to rein in spending, hold the administration’s feet to the fire, and restore regular procedure. I am that person.
We must make the defense of our nation our foremost priority.
This isn’t a school board meeting and we’re not running a summer camp. We’re at war. We disrespect the service of our men and women in uniform when we undermine our democratic processes and use them to hand out political favors