Statement issued Monday:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stutzman (R-IN-03), along with his House colleagues, will take to the Senate steps to again to ask Senator Reid to pass the full year Continuing Resolution. The Senate has until Friday to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government through September or there will be a limited government shutdown. Monday will be the fourth day that Members of the House meet on the steps of the Senate, the press conference will begin at 4:30PM on the East Senate Steps.
“Senator Reid, it is time that you listen to the will of the Senate and find a number that will work.” Stutzman stated “Now is the time for action as we rapidly approach a government shutdown, Senate Democrats must pass the bill to stop this from happening. It is time to stop arguing over pennies and start working to cut dollars from deficit spending.”
More information on H. R. 1 can be found at www.Thomas.gov.
Congressman Stutzman represents the 3rd Congressional District of Indiana and serves on the House Committee on Agriculture, the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. Indiana’s 3rd District contains all of DeKalb, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Noble, Steuben, and Whitley counties; as well as parts of Allen and Elkhart counties.