Weber Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The budget passed the House by a vote of 219 to 206. After the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement:
"Every day, Americans make a budget for themselves, their households, and their businesses. Today, Congress passed a budget for the nation. The long-term effects of this bill are an improvement from previous years. This budget balances itself in ten years, provides the military the funding they so desperately need, and provides an avenue for tax reform. It’s been 31 years since our country last updated our tax code. It’s time we help average Americans. It’s time Congress acts on your behalf. Passing the budget is one of our opportunities to do so.
I urge my colleagues in the Senate to act quickly on this matter. The American people have waited long enough.”