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House Budget Committee: About

The U.S. House Committee on the Budget, commonly known as the House Budget Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives, the lower house of Congress. Its responsibilities include legislative oversight of the federal budget process, reviewing all bills and resolutions on the budget, and monitoring agencies and programs funded outside of the budgetary process. The committee briefly operated as a select committee in 1919 and 1921, during the 66th and 67th Congresses, before being made a standing committee in 1974.

In early December 2013, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) reached a two-year budget agreement that would prevent a government shutdown and bolster national defense priorities by providing relief for sequester cuts. (Source: Wikipedia. Click here to read the complete Wikipedia entry on the House Budget Committee.)

Photo: House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf on Capitol Hill in February 2014, during the committee's hearing on the CBO budget and economic outlook. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., listens at left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Members by state

For the 113th Congress

Majority (Republican) members

  • Paul Ryan,Wisconsin, Chairman
  • Tom Price, Georgia, Vice-Chairman
  • Scott Garrett, New Jersey
  • John Campbell, California
  • Ken Calvert, California
  • Tom Cole, Oklahoma
  • Tom McClintock, California
  • James Lankford, Oklahoma
  • Diane Black, Tennessee
  • Reid Ribble, Wisconsin
  • Bill Flores, Texas
  • Todd Rokita, Indiana
  • Rob Woodall, Georgia
  • Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee
  • Alan Nunnelee, Mississippi
  • Jim Renacci, Ohio
  • Scott Rigell, Virginia
  • Vicky Hartzler, Missouri
  • Jackie Walorski, Indiana
  • Luke Messer, Indiana
  • Tom Rice, South Carolina
  • Roger Williams, Texas

Minority (Democratic) members

  • Chris Van Hollen, Maryland, Ranking Member
  • Allyson Schwartz, Pennsylvania
  • John Yarmuth, Kentucky
  • Bill Pascrell, New Jersey
  • Tim Ryan, Ohio
  • Gwen Moore, Wisconsin
  • Kathy Castor, Florida
  • Jim McDermott, Washington
  • Barbara Lee, California
  • David Cicilline, Rhode Island
  • Hakeem Jeffries, New York
  • Mark Pocan, Wisconsin
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham, New Mexico
  • Jared Huffman, California
  • Tony Cárdenas, California
  • Earl Blumenauer, Oregon
  • Kurt Schrader, Oregon
List source: Wikipedia

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