February 12,2018

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Hatch Statement on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

WASHINGTON – In response to the president’s fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget that was submitted to Congress today, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement: 

“As Americans across the country continue to realize the full benefits of the new tax law, we must stay the course and advance policies that will ensure our great nation remains on a strong growth path. From program integrity reforms that streamline the government to further deregulation to help job creators cut through bureaucratic red tape, this fiscal roadmap embraces important goals that deserve a thorough examination.“

The Senate Finance Committee this week will hold hearings to examine the administration’s budget request for the Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Details on the Treasury and IRS hearings can be found here; details on the HHS hearing can be found here.