Ryan Welcomes New Budget Committee Members

Washington – Earlier today, House Budget Committee Chairman-elect Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement congratulating the 13 new Republican members selected to serve on the House Budget Committee in the 112th Congress:

“The fiscal and economic challenges before us will require policymakers committed to reform and unwavering in their convictions. For this reason, I am excited to welcome an impressive group of new members to the House Budget Committee, each of whom bring considerable talent and energy to help get a grip on the explosive growth of government spending. I look forward to learning from and working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to chart a new course to put Washington’s fiscal house in order and ensure a growing and prosperous future.”

The new Republican Members selected to serve on the House Budget Committee are:

–          Todd Akin (MO)
–          Justin Amash (MI)
–          Bill Flores (TX)
–          Tim Huelskamp (KS)
–          James Lankford (OK)
–          Tom McClintock (CA)
–          Mick Mulvaney (SC)
–          Jim Renacci (OH)
–          Reid Ribble (WI)
–          Todd Rokita (IN)
–          David Schweikert (AZ)
–          Marlin Stutzman (IN)
–          Todd Young (IN)