Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Rep. Smith Votes to Balance Budget

Oct 5, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) voted in support of  H. Con. Res. 71, which establishes the budget for the United States government for fiscal year 2018 and sets forth budget levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. The budget passed by a vote of 219-206.

Rep. Smith: “We need to take our government’s debt seriously. With this budget, we put our economic house in order by reining in out-of-control spending. This legislation balances our budget over the next ten years and reduces the deficit, which is a drag on our economy.”