Inhofe letter asks why EPA requests $1.24 billion in new funding, despite $2 billion on hand

Paul Conner The Daily Caller 5/24/2011

Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe is challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s request for $1.24 billion in new funding when the agency has more than $2 billion at hand left over from the 2011 budget.

A February report from the Office of Management and Budget showed the agency still had […]

Harry Reid: It Would Be ‘Foolish’ For Democrats to Offer Budget Plan…

Zip Weasel Zippers 5/20/2011

Because if there’s one thing the Dems excel at, it’s being cowards.

(LA Times) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said it would be “foolish” for Democrats to propose their own federal budget for 2012, despite continued attacks from Republicans that the party is ducking its responsibility to put forward a […]

Obama rejects Ryan’s budget for FY 2012; plans tax hikes, entitlement reform

Obama to outline deficit reduction plan, cut entitlement programs

Chris Moody The Daily Caller 4/11/2011

President Obama will unveil a long-term deficit reduction plan this week that includes cuts to entitlements like Medicare and Medicaid and raises taxes, White House Senior Advisor David Plouffe said Sunday.

“The president later this week is going to lay […]

Think the Republicans are doing a lousy job of ‘framing the message’?

Disgusting! Lib David Gregory to Paul Ryan: “How Much Responsibility do Republicans Take for This Spectacle… Shouldn’t You All Be Embarrassed?” (Video)

Jim Hoft GatewayPundit 4/10/2011

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Rep. Paul Ryan previews FY2012 budget, pushes back on political attacks

HouseBudgetCommittee YouTube 4/3/2011

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan previews the House Republicans’ FY2012 budget to be launched this week. While Chairman Ryan’s budget is determined to deliver a stronger, more prosperous America for the next generation, too many in Washington remain focused on their next election.

On his Facebook page, Congressman Ryan wrote:

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Natural Resources Committee to Hold Hearings on Gulf of Mexico De Facto Moratorium and BOEMRE FY2012 Budget Request

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlooks 3/7/2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2011 – House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) today announced two Full Committee oversight hearings in March to address offshore energy production. The first hearing will focus on the community and economic impacts of the Obama Administration’s de facto drilling moratorium in the Gulf […]