More on Federal Spending/Debt
Congressman Rouzer’s statement regarding the government shutdown:
“Our country faces the greatest foreign threats since World War II. The Schumer Shutdown means our troops are not paid and veterans cannot receive the benefits they are rightfully due. It means nearly 100,000 national guardsmen will be sent home from training. It means that Pilot Training and other training programs will be cancelled harming our readiness and putting operations in severe jeopardy.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the passage of the FY2018 budget:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rouzer voted in support of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 to end taxpayer-funded bailouts, reduce the size of the government, repeal the most onerous components of Dodd-Frank and cut the deficit by $24 billion over the next 10 years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the passage of the American Health Care Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the decision to pull the American Health Care Act from the House floor:
“Today, the House of Representatives fell short of finding 216 votes necessary to repeal and replace as much of Obamacare as allowable under the rules of Budget Reconciliation.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer introduced H.R. 1510, the States’ Education Reclamation Act of 2017, which would return taxpayer dollars used to fund the federal education bureaucracy back to the respective states in order to increase teacher salaries or to be used for any other purpose that a respective state chooses to enhance education.
Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below regarding the GOP healthcare proposal:
“The GOP healthcare repeal and replacement is a work in progress that will be modified multiple times before passing the House and the Senate. This budget reconciliation bill is the first of three steps to achieving a replacement with the goal of creating more competition and greater access to quality health care. I remain cautiously optimistic that Congress will ultimately come together and pass a reconciliation bill that promotes employment and fiscal restraint.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:
Washington, D.C. – Today, with the support of Congressman Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2017 Continuing Resolution to continue government operations, maintain funding at the current budget cap level and provide vital disaster relief to families and communities impacted by recent flooding – including disaster aid to assist North Carolinians in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the following statement upon the passage of the Conference Report for Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, an authorization bill considered by Congress every year to set funding levels for the military to continue its operations and remain a global leader: