Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Statement on today’s vote for HR 325, the ‘No Budget, No Pay Act’

Jan 23, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., released the following statement today after voting yes on HR 325, the ‘No Budget, No Pay Act’:

“Part of our duty as members of Congress is to pass a budget. Today’s vote took us a step closer to that and a step further from default on the national debt. But easing our nation’s short-term fiscal uncertainty does not erase the long-term need to address our debt and deficits. I am ready to work across the aisle to find common ground on this important issue and reach a solution.”

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CONTACT: Jennifer Johnson, Communications Director

jennifer.johnson@mail.house.gov, 202-225-3361