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Senate Republicans Permanently Ban Earmarks

‘I was proud to lead the effort with Sen. Sasse to restore the earmark ban, and am gratified that my colleagues supported our effort today’

May 23, 2019

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, today issued a statement following the adoption of a permanent earmark ban by the Senate Republican Conference:

"Today, Republicans have taken an important step in restoring fiscal sanity by adopting a permanent earmark ban. The earmark ban was one of the most significant far-reaching conservative victories for reining in out-of-control spending, and it expired at the beginning of the 116th Congress. I was proud to lead the effort with Sen. Sasse to restore the earmark ban, and am gratified that my colleagues supported our effort today," Sen. Cruz said. "With the adoption of this amendment, earmarks are now permanently banned in our Conference Rules. That is a positive step for our long-term fiscal health, and I will continue to fight for fiscal responsibility and curbing our staggering $22 trillion national debt."

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