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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Press Releases

June 16, 2016 Press Release
This amendment forbids scarce defense dollars from being spent to fund two executive orders and several other provisions of law that require the military to squander billions of dollars on so-called “Green Energy.”
June 16, 2016 Press Release
I do not support the war on coal waged by this administration and my friends on the left. I DO support the war on waste, and I support this amendment based on that fiscal imperative.
May 18, 2016 Press Release
I propose to bring mandatory spending under the same congressional control that we currently exercise over discretionary spending. FIRST: The budget committee, in consultation with committees of jurisdiction, would set overall spending levels for mandatory programs and offer suggestions of how to achieve those levels, as is currently done. SECOND: Once the budget is enacted, the committees of jurisdiction would prepare statutory changes in mandatory programs to meet the targets set in the budget, just as they do for reconciliation...
May 18, 2016 Press Release
I propose to restore the House ban on unauthorized spending through a conference rule that includes the following provisions: FIRST: To direct all authorizing committees to identify any expired or soon to expire programs within their jurisdictions and to adopt a timetable for adopting legislation reauthorizing them. SECOND: To direct the authorizing committees in this process:
March 3, 2016 Press Release

The memo below from Congressman McClintock outlines four proposed budget process reforms:

TO: Interested Colleagues
FM: Tom McClintock
RE: Rules changes to restore budget discipline
DT: March 3, 2016

February 22, 2016 Press Release

The attached letter to the editor from Congressman McClintock has been submitted to the Sacramento Bee:

Matt Weiser grossly misrepresents both Republican federal lands policy and my leadership of the House subcommittee that oversees it.

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 692 by Congressman Tom McClintock on a vote of 235 to 194.  The legislation guarantees the sovereign debt of the United States Government by authorizing the Treasury Secretary to continue to borrow to pay interest and principle on the debt, even in the event of complete gridlock in Washington.  

October 8, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Tom McClintock’s (R-CA) and Rep. Mark Amodei’s (R-NV) H.R. 3382, the “Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015” passed the House Natural Resources Committee today.  The legislation focuses resources on fire prevention and additional measures to protect the lake from the introduction of invasive species. 

September 16, 2015 Press Release

Congressman McClintock today announced his resignation from the House Freedom Caucus:

September 16, 2015

Congressman Jim Jordan
Chairman, House Freedom Caucus
1524 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C.  20515

HAND DELIVERED

July 30, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) introduced legislation yesterday to address catastrophic wildfire and invasive species threats to Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Basin.  The Federal Lands Subcommittee chaired by McClintock had already considered the preliminary draft of H.R.