Spending Cuts and Debt
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman French Hill (R-AR) voted for the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, a package of eight federal spending bills to fund the government before the new fiscal year. Rep. Hill issued the following statement after the House passed the bill:
WASHINGTON - Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after voting against House Resolution 504:
“I strongly support giving additional emergency aid to victims of Harvey and Irma, and I voted earlier this week to provide such assistance. However, when we sent the standalone aid bill to the Senate, it came back to the House with added spending and no budget or flood program reforms.
WASHINGTON – Today, after President Donald Trump released his proposal to balance the budget, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act to complete the government’s funding through the end of Fiscal Year 2017. The bill provides a $21 billion increase in funding for defense and breaks from the Obama-era position that any additional defense spending should be met with an equal amount of additional domestic spending. Per the president’s request, the bill contains a $1.5 billion increase in border security assistance, signaling the largest increase in border security funding in the past ten years.
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: