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  • Jordan discusses debt limit, tax reform on Fox News Sunday
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Chris Wallace today on Fox News Sunday to discuss President Donald Trump’s debt limit deal with Democrats last week, Republican plans for tax reform and other issues. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FupL84ViPf8&feature=youtu.be HIGHLIGHTS from Rep. Jordan’s comments: “I don’t think this was a good deal for the American taxpayer. We didn’t do anything to address the underlying $20 trillion debt problem. But frankly what options did the president have ... Read more

  • Jordan introduces SNAP reform bill to emphasize work
    Posted in Press Release on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has introduced H.R. 2832, the Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act of 2017, a bill to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill, sponsored in the Senate by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), is modeled off of successful reforms implemented in Maine and the welfare reforms of 1996. Of the legislation, Rep. Jordan said: “Welfare programs should serve as a temporary safety net, but for millions of Americans they have become a permanent way of li... Read more

  • Jordan to discuss tax reform, conservative agenda at Heritage Foundation
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join several of his House colleagues for a panel discussion on Friday. The panel is titled, “Principles for Tax Reform: A Conversation with the House Freedom Caucus.” The panel will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the Heritage Foundation’s headquarters on Massachusetts Avenue. The panel will be hosted by Jack Spencer, Vice President of the Institute for Economic Freedom at The Heritage Foundation. RSVP to attend in person at http://www.heritage.org/taxes... Read more

  • Op-ed: Mike Lee and Jim Jordan: Make Work and Marriage Great Again
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Americans are, on average, wealthier, healthier, and better-educated than we ever have been. We've made huge strides in civil rights and racial equality. We have access to technology that would have awed past generations. But fundamentally, our culture and way of life has undergone some changes that are not necessarily positive. As documented in the recently released report, "What We Do Together: The State of Associational Life in America," Americans' day-to-day lives have significantly changed ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on President Trump’s budget
    Posted in Press Release on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget: “Finally we have a president who presents a pathway to a balanced budget. This budget provides much-needed increases in spending for our military while also reforming our welfare system by incentivizing work for able-bodied adults. The ball is now in the House’s court to write a budget that is fiscally responsible and reflects the priorities of American families and taxpayers,... Read more

  • ADVISORY: Jordan to join HFC members for POLITICO Playbook interview
    Posted in Press Release on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and HFC Member Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) for a live POLITICO Playbook interview on Thursday morning. POLITICO Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman will ask questions ranging from health care to the federal budget to government funding. WHAT: POLITICO Playbook live interview with Freedom Caucus members WHEN: Thursday, April 6 – doors open at 8 a.m., interview at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: W Hotel (51... Read more

  • Jordan statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint
    Posted in Press Release on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget Blueprint: “I commend President Trump and Director Mulvaney for their fiscally-responsible approach to setting priorities for federal spending. Washington has not seen that happen in a long time. While I am still reviewing the specifics of the budget blueprint, I like the idea of offsetting increases in critical areas like defense and homeland security with reductions in other ... Read more

  • RELEASE: Jordan statements on Trump executive orders
    Posted in Press Release on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s executive orders today to resurrect the Mexico City Policy banning U.S. aid to organizations that promote or perform abortions abroad, and to freeze federal hiring. On the Mexico City Policy: “I applaud President Trump’s decision to reinstate the Mexico City Policy banning foreign non-governmental organizations that receive U.S. aid from promoting and performing abortions. The American people do not wa... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan calls for passage of Agency Accountability Act during Oversight hearing
    Posted in Press Release on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    On Thursday, December 1, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, co-chaired a hearing called, “Restoring the Power of the Purse: Legislative Options.” During the hearing, Rep. Jordan focused on the fact that the federal government’s agencies collect billions of dollars in fees, fines and penalties, but that money is not overseen by Congress. The White House claims the annual amount in... Read more

  • Jordan statement on IRS denying Albuquerque Tea Party non-profit status
    Posted in Press Release on November 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding the decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to deny the Albuquerque Tea Party non-profit status after delaying its application for almost seven years as part of the IRS targeting scandal: “After seven years of stonewalling, targeting and harassing the Albuquerque Tea Party, the IRS has yet again blocked the group’s non-profit status without any explanation. This decision is a reminder that when a federal judge recently... Read more