Home > newsroom > Page
President's Budget Increases Taxes, Destroys Jobs and Spends Money We Don't Have


WASHINGTON, D.C., February 13, 2012 - House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings released the following statement regarding President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal:

“The President’s budget represents more of the same failed policies from the Obama Administration that will cost American jobs and harm our economy. Increased government spending and higher taxes is not the way to economic recovery. Page after page of the President’s budget contains examples of the Obama Administration’s misplaced priorities. Instead of promoting new American energy production, this budget will make energy more expensive for American families and small businesses by imposing new taxes and fees. Instead of reducing spending, this budget will spend millions of taxpayer dollars to buy more federal land even though we can’t afford to properly maintain the land we already own. The President’s budget ignores our growing national debt when we should be looking for ways to conserve scarce taxpayer dollars and decrease spending.”

###

Printable PDF of this document


Contact: Jill Strait, Spencer Pederson or Crystal Feldman 202-226-9019

Latest News

Bishop Statement on Confirmation of Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Today, Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Sonny Perdue as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture: “I congratulate Secretary Perdue on ...... Read more

Bishop Announces Senior Committee Staff Changes

House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) today announced a number of senior staff changes for the 115th Congress. Kiel Weaver, staff director for the Subcommittee on Water, Powe...... Read more

Bishop Statement on Zinke Appointment of Kate MacGregor to Interior Post

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the appointment of Katharine MacGregor, former senior professional staff on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, as Deputy Assis...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

Full Committee Markup
Full Committee | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Full Committee Markup
Full Committee | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Oversight Hearing on Examining the Consequences of Executive Overreach of the Antiquities Act
Subcommittee on Federal Lands | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
View All Events