Chairman's Press

01.24.18

Enzi: Important to Review CBO’s Efforts and Improve Agency Operations

WASHINGTON D.C. - During a hearing on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today, Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said this oversight will help the committee review CBO's performance and serve as a forum for discussing ways in which CBO can be more effective and attentive to the needs of Congress. This hearing is the third in a series of Senate Budget Committee oversight hearings of CBO under Chairman Enzi to review the agency's performance, clarify its missio… Continue Reading


01.09.18

Enzi Welcomes Senator Cotton to Budget Committee

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, today welcomed Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) to serve on the Senate Budget Committee during the second session of the115th Congress. "I am pleased to welcome Senator Cotton to the Senate Budget Committee," said Chairman Enzi. "I look forward to his contributions to make government more effective, efficient and accountable." "The Senate Budget Committee handles some of the most pressing issues our nation faces, s… Continue Reading


12.20.17

Senate Approves Far Reaching Tax Reform to Help Hardworking Families and Boost America’s Economy

WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Senate today approved the joint House-Senate conference report for the tax reform legislation, which is the culmination of efforts by Congress to help hardworking Americans by lowering taxes across the board and helping grow the economy. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) said the bill is the most sweeping change to our nation's tax system in over 30 years and will help boost America's economy, create more jobs, and leave more money in people's… Continue Reading


12.15.17

Senate-House committee releases final tax reform bill

Washington, D.C. - The Senate-House conference committee tasked with negotiating a final tax reform bill released its legislation today. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, a senior member of the Finance Committee and a member of the conference committee, said the legislation is an historic effort to help hardworking Americans by lowering taxes across the board and helping grow the economy. "After years of tax reform debate and months of negotiating, Congre… Continue Reading


12.13.17

Enzi: Time to get tax reform over the finish line to help hardworking Americans

CLICK HERE to to watch Chairman Enzi's comments. Washington, D.C. - During a conference committee meeting today between the Senate and House to finalize tax reform legislation, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., applauded the work that has already been done but stressed the importance of getting the bill over the finish line to help hardworking Americans. "This is an important day, as we take another step closer toward enacting historic tax reform legislation that will help boost America's econ… Continue Reading


12.07.17

Enzi named to joint Senate-House conference committee to finalize tax reform bill

Washington, D.C. - Senate Leadership appointed U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee and a senior member of the Finance Committee, to the conference committee that is tasked with negotiating a final tax reform bill. The House and Senate have each passed their own respective versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but a final bill must pass both chambers of Congress before it can be sent to the president to be signed into law. Enzi said he was honored to be name… Continue Reading


12.02.17

Senate passes historic tax reform bill that lowers tax rates, puts more money in people’s pockets

Washington, D.C. - The Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today, which lowers tax rates on average for Americans in every tax bracket. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., praised the passage of the bill and said it will boost the economy, create jobs, simplify the tax code and provide meaningful tax relief to hardworking Americans. "This tax reform bill has been years in the making. After more than 70 hearings on taxes and an open legislative process, we have a bill before us that will bring r… Continue Reading


11.29.17

Enzi says we are one step closer to passing tax reform that strengthens economy, country

Washington, D.C. - Congress is one step closer to passing concrete reforms to the broken U.S. tax code as the full Senate took up consideration of tax reform legislation earlier today, according to U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. Speaking on the Senate floor, Enzi said this bill would help grow the economy, create jobs and ensure that Americans are not missing available tax relief. "We need tax reform that will make our system simpler and fairer and allow people to keep more of what they earn,"… Continue Reading


11.28.17

Senate Budget Committee Reports FY 2018 Budget Reconciliation Legislation

WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Senate Budget Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), today reported out the FY 2018 Budget Reconciliation legislation. Last month, the Senate passed a budget resolution that included reconciliation instructions to spur economic growth, and specifically instructed the Senate Finance Committee to come up with comprehensive tax reform and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to save $1 billion. Enzi noted that this legislation will help boo… Continue Reading


11.17.17

Enzi applauds Senate committee passage of tax reform bill

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., applauded the Senate Finance Committee's passage of a tax reform proposal today. Enzi said it would help put more money back in people's pockets in every tax bracket. "Tax reform is about letting people keep more of what they earn in order to help grow the economy and create jobs in Wyoming. This tax bill would do just that," Enzi said. "It would provide tax cuts for lower and middle-income hardworking American families. When people have more mo… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Enzi praises Senate Finance Committee for releasing tax reform plan

Washington, D.C. - The Senate Finance Committee released a tax reform proposal today to help boost America's economy, create more jobs and leave more money in people's paychecks. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, applauded the release of the proposal and emphasized the importance of passing meaningful tax reform to help hardworking Americans. "A lot of things have changed since 1986, but unfortunately our tax code isn't one of them. It is an outda… Continue Reading


10.26.17

Enzi Applauds House Passage of Senate’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) today applauded passage by the House of Representatives of the Senate's FY 2018 Budget Resolution. The joint concurrent resolution approved by Congress will provide committees with the tools they need to focus on enacting tax reform to grow America's economy and strengthen families and small businesses. Enzi noted the resolution, previously approved by the Senate last week, is focused on restraining spending and growing America'… Continue Reading


10.19.17

Senate Approves FY 2018 Budget Resolution Supporting Tax Reform to Help American Families

WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Senate today approved the FY 2018 Budget Resolution focused on providing Congress with the tools it needs to enact tax reform to grow America's economy and strengthen families and small businesses. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) said the Senate's Budget Resolution is focused on restrained spending and growing America's economy through tax policies that put more money in the hands of hardworking Americans. The House of Representatives approve… Continue Reading


10.17.17

Senate Begins Debate on FY 2018 Budget Resolution Supporting Tax Reform to Help American Families

WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Senate today began debate on the FY 2018 Budget Resolution focused on providing Congress with the tools it needs to enact tax reform to grow America's economy and strengthen hardworking families and small businesses. Senate Budget Committee chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) said after years of stagnant growth, it is clear that the nation needs a simpler, fairer, and more transparent tax system that will leave more dollars in the pockets of hardworking families. "Thi… Continue Reading


10.05.17

Committee Approves FY 2018 Budget Resolution Supporting Tax Reform to Help American Families

WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Senate Budget Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), today approved the FY 2018 Budget Resolution focused on providing Congress with the tools it needs to enact tax reform to grow America's economy and strengthen hardworking families and small businesses. The full Senate is expected to consider the committee's budget proposal in the coming weeks. "This budget is a step towards a brighter future," said Chairman Enzi. "It reflects the belief that many… Continue Reading


10.04.17

Enzi: Senate Budget is First Step in Tax Reform Process to Jumpstart America’s Economy

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, today said Congress should focus on growing America's economy through tax policies that put more money in the hands of hardworking Americans as the committee began consideration of the Senate's FY 2018 Budget Resolution. "Our nation needs a simpler, fairer, and more transparent tax system that will leave more dollars in the pockets of working families," said Chairman Enzi. "This budget will put in motion a proc… Continue Reading


10.03.17

Senate Budget Committee to Mark Up FY 2018 Budget Resolution, Oct. 4 and Oct. 5

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Senate Budget Committee will mark up the Senate's FY 2018 Budget Resolution on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 and Thursday, October 5, 2017. Opening statements are scheduled for Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2:30pm in room SD-608, and the consideration of amendments will be scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:00am in room SH-216. WHAT: Full Committee Markup of the Senate Budget Resolution for FY 2018 WHEN andWHERE: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm - Opening S… Continue Reading


09.29.17

Enzi Unveils FY 2018 Budget Resolution Supporting Pro-Growth Tax Reform to Help American Families

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, today unveiled the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution focused on providing Congress with the tools it needs to enact tax reform to grow America's economy and strengthen hardworking families and small businesses. Enzi released the budget in conjunction with new bipartisan committee rules approved earlier this year focused on more orderly, meaningful and transparent consideration of budget resolutions in the commi… Continue Reading


07.25.17

Enzi statement on Senate vote to proceed on health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., made the following statement after the Senate voted on the motion to proceed to the Senate health care proposal: "I have said from the beginning that we need to fix America's health care system in order to help those struggling under the failures of Obamacare. The vote on the motion to proceed today provides us with an opportunity to do just that," Enzi said. "Health care is not a simple issue, but no matter how difficult it is, we need to find… Continue Reading


07.20.17

CBO: Better Care Reconciliation Act Lowers Premiums, Reduces Federal Deficit, Saves Billions of Dollars

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released an analysis of the Better Care Reconciliation Act. CBO estimates that the updated proposal would lower premiums by 30 percent by 2020 when compared to current law, while also lowering taxes for hardworking families and providing more than $419 billion in on-budget deficit reduction. Specifically, the CBO analysis finds that the revised draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act: Lowers premiums by 30% in 2020 compared to c… Continue Reading

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