Spending Cuts and Debt
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WASHINGTON – Today, after the House passed H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul D. Ryan was elected the 54th speaker of the House last week, ending a tumultuous month of intra-party politics for House Republicans.
The Wisconsin Republican replaces John Boehner, R-Ohio, who stepped down after holding the gavel for the GOP majority for the past five years. His resignation was driven at least in part to a growing rift between establishment Republicans and Freedom Caucus conservatives.
The state’s congressional delegation this week faced a series of issues from debating a two-year budget agreement approved this week as well as House members picking a new Speaker of the House.
The following is a breakdown of the week that was in the nation’s capital.