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House Committee on the Budget

The House Committee on the Budget is responsible for drafting a concurrent resolution on the budget for congressional action on spending, revenue, and debt-limit legislation. The Budget Resolution must be jointly agreed to by both the House and the Senate, but does not need to be signed by the President. The Committee is also responsible for enforcing the Budget Resolution by informing representatives of violations to the budget, and by working with other committees, such as the Committee on Appropriations, to prevent potential violations. (source)


Chair:
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
Democrats:
21
Republicans:
15

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of John Yarmuth
Chair
Democrat
KY-3
Portrait of Jason Smith
Ranking Member
Republican
MO-8
Portrait of Lauren Boebert
Republican
CO-3
Portrait of Brendan Boyle
Democrat
PA-2
Portrait of Michael Burgess
Republican
TX-26
Portrait of Earl “Buddy” Carter
Republican
GA-1
Portrait of Judy Chu
Democrat
CA-27
Portrait of Ben Cline
Republican
VA-6
Portrait of Jim Cooper
Democrat
TN-5
Portrait of Lloyd Doggett
Democrat
TX-35
Portrait of Byron Donalds
Republican
FL-19
Portrait of Randy Feenstra
Republican
IA-4
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Good
Republican
VA-5
Portrait of Glenn Grothman
Republican
WI-6
Portrait of Brian Higgins
Democrat
NY-26
Portrait of Ashley Hinson
Republican
IA-1
Portrait of Steven Horsford
Democrat
NV-4
Portrait of Sheila Jackson Lee
Democrat
TX-18
Portrait of Chris Jacobs
Republican
NY-27
Portrait of Pramila Jayapal
Democrat
WA-7
Portrait of Hakeem Jeffries
Democrat
NY-8
Portrait of Trent Kelly
Republican
MS-1
Portrait of Daniel Kildee
Democrat
MI-5
Portrait of Barbara Lee
Democrat
CA-13
Portrait of Tom McClintock
Republican
CA-4
Portrait of Joseph Morelle
Democrat
NY-25
Portrait of Seth Moulton
Democrat
MA-6
Portrait of Jay Obernolte
Republican
CA-8
Portrait of Scott Peters
Democrat
CA-52
Portrait of Stacey Plaskett
Democrat
Virgin Islands
Portrait of David Price
Democrat
NC-4
Portrait of Robert “Bobby” Scott
Democrat
VA-3
Portrait of Albio Sires
Democrat
NJ-8
Portrait of Lloyd Smucker
Republican
PA-11
Portrait of Jennifer Wexton
Democrat
VA-10

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 99 bills referred to this committee:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Rep. John Yarmuth Reelected Chairman of House Budget Committee
    — Dec 3, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth: Biden-Harris Unmatched Economic Team Critical to Delivering Urgent Relief, Building A More Inclusive Economy
    — Nov 30, 2020

House Chairs Seek Accounting of Political Appointees Burrowing into Career Positions at Dozens of Agencies
    — Nov 25, 2020

House Budget Committee Investigation Exposes Trump Admins Systemic Abuse of Executive Spending Authority
    — Nov 20, 2020

OMB Documents Obtained by Chairs Yarmuth, Lowey, Maloney Show Trump Admin Withheld WHO Funds to Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic with Same Tactic Used in Illegal Ukraine Impoundment
    — Nov 20, 2020

NEW REPORT: Three Ways Republicans Distort Medicaid Data
    — Nov 17, 2020

NEW REPORT: COVID Recovery Remains Priority, But Govt Cannot Neglect Long-Term Challenges Facing Workers, Economy From AI
    — Nov 12, 2020

House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents
    — Nov 10, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth on Oct. Jobs Report: Administration & Their Enablers in Congress Deliberately & Irresponsibly Ignoring Connection Between These Crises
    — Nov 6, 2020

The GOP's debt boogieman is hurting families and derailing our recovery
    — Nov 2, 2020

NEW REPORT, Yarmuth Statement on Q3 GDP: Economy Remains in Massive Hole Due to Administrations Economic & COVID-19 Failures
    — Oct 29, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth: Economic experts across the ideological spectrum agree - we need more relief
    — Oct 15, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth on September Jobs Report: Were seeing a significant and troubling slowdown in our recovery
    — Oct 2, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth: We have two tax systems: one for working Americans and another for the wealthy to exploit
    — Oct 2, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth, Reps. Craig, Fletcher, & Wild: CBO Report Will Help Lay the Groundwork for Achieving Universal Health Coverage
    — Oct 1, 2020

House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act
    — Sep 23, 2020

Machines, Artificial Intelligence, & the Workforce: Recovering & Readying Our Economy for the Future (Virtual Hearing)
    — Sep 10, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth Opening Statement at Virtual Hearing on Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on the Workforce & Our Economic Recovery
    — Sep 10, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth: Americans cant afford to wait for decades-old IT systems to reboot
    — Sep 4, 2020

Chairman Yarmuth on August Jobs Report: Additional federal support needed to help millions of Americans still out of work
    — Sep 4, 2020