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Womack Statement on Passage of WRDA

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This bipartisan legislation authorizes funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects, allowing for improvements to the nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks and dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infras...

Womack Statement on Passage of S. 2155

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. S. 2155, which increases consumer protections while providing regulatory relief for community banks and small financial institutions overburdened by Dodd-Frank regulations written for large banks, will be sent to the President t...

Chairman Womack Appointed to Select Committee on Budget Process Reform

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Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack issued the following statement after he was appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, a bipartisan and bicameral panel of 16 lawmakers tasked with identifying and recommending reforms to the budget process. “Making bold and lasting reforms for the benefit for our grandchi...

Chairman Womack Statement on Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act

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Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack released the following statement after lawmakers agreed to a bipartisan, bicameral budget agreement. The Bipartisan Budget Act adjusts the spending caps for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, including a significant increase for defense. The agreement also includes funding for the government through March 23, 2018, paving the way for conside...

Womack Statement on Federal Funding Extension

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House voted in favor of another short-term funding extension: “The House Republican Conference had its hands tied today as we advanced another continuing resolution- this time to ensure funding through February 16. The bill provides a six-year extension for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, funds ou...

Steering Committee Recommends Rep. Steve Womack for Budget Chairman

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WASHINGTON– The House Republican Steering Committee has recommended that Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) be named chairman of the House Budget Committee, to succeed Rep. Diane Black (R-TN). House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement: “I believe Steve Womack is the right man for the job of chairman of the Budget Committee. Steve’s experience in the House, commitment to fiscal conservati...

Two-Week Continuing Resolution Passes House

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House voted in favor of a short-term funding extension: “This afternoon, I voted in favor of the short-term continuing resolution (CR) that will fund our government through December 22. I have often noted that I don’t like this kind of legislating, and I am disappointed that we have come to this point as a...

Womack Votes YEA to Move Forward with Tax Reform

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House adoption of the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res. 71, Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027: “My vote to support the budget resolution has little to do with the res...

Womack Votes to Build a Better America

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the House agreed to H. Con. Res. 71, the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution- Building a Better America: “The budget that the House agreed to today is a responsible plan, a plan geared towards helping working families and small businesses across America. We must begin to move in a direction of financial fortitu...

Womack Statement on Passage of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution out of Committee

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution was passed out of Committee: “I am inspired by the budget that my colleagues and I have worked hard to move to the full House last night. Our resolution draws a path forward for achieving a balanced budget in 10 years, without raising taxes, and places the government on a fiscal course sus...

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