Senate Budget Committee passes budget
Recently the Senate Budget Committee passed
the GOP budget plan which balances the budget in ten years with
no tax hikes.
Senator Mike Enzi, Chairman of the Senate
Budget Committee, introduced the Senate Budget Resolution for Fiscal
Year 2016, which protects the nation�s most vulnerable citizens,
strengthens America�s national defense, and improves economic growth and
opportunity for hardworking families.
budget delivers to hardworking taxpayers a more effective, efficient and
accountable government, which supports Americans when it must and
gets out of the way when it should. By working together, we can deliver
real solutions, real results, and real progress, which is what the
American people want and deserve. But first, we must find common ground
and cooperate to get things done.�
resolution is now on the Senate floor to be debated, amended and voted on by
the full Senate. .
Enzi seeks to stop EPA's regulations
from costing Wyoming billions
cosponsored legislation this week to block the Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) from implementing regulations that could cost Wyoming�s
economy tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs by setting the
ground-level ozone standard at an onerously low
The Clean Air, Strong Economies (CASE) Act, led by Senator John
Thune, R-S.D., and Joe Manchin, D-W.V., would stem the economic harm
from a lower ozone standard by requiring the EPA to focus on the worst
areas for air quality before lowering the National Ambient Air Quality
Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone across the
The proposed standard from the EPA could affect eight
counties in Wyoming. Learn more about the CASE act
This month Senator Enzi also cosponsored the Ozone Regulatory
Delay and Extension of Assessment Length (ORDEAL) Act to address the
federal regulatory burden of air quality regulations.
would help those areas struggling to attain current NAAQS by providing a
more manageable timeline between the EPA�s air quality standard
slows ammo ban after letter from
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is slowing down
on its attempt to ban ammo after receiving a letter from Senator Enzi
and other senators.
Enzi joined 50 other senators in writing a letter to the
ATF director asking the agency�s to stop its efforts to ban M855 ball
The senators wrote that the �Second Amendment rights require not
only access to firearms but to bullets." Later, the ATF issued a
statement saying it would not seek to issue the final guidelines �at this
On March 20 the director of
ATF, B. Todd Jones resigned.
Senator Enzi is calling on the USDA and Department of
Health and Human Services to take a longer and more intense look at an
advisory committee�s omission of red meat as part of a healthy
"This statement ignores the peer-reviewed and published
scientific evidence that shows the role of lean red meats as part of a
healthy diet," Senator Enzi said in a letter signed by 30
other U.S. senators and led by John Thune, R-S.D.
letter also requests an extension of the 45-day comment period to
ensure stakeholders have enough time to review and comment on the lengthy
report. Learn more
Wyoming Office Hours for Senator Enzi�s
Senator Enzi meets with people in different parts of the
state most weekends, but his staff also holds office hours to answer
questions and pass along any concerns or ideas. Make sure to stop
4/16/2015 � Sheridan � YMCA �
Ranchester � Town Hall � 2:30-3:00p.m.
4/29/15 � Wright � Town Hall �
4/29/15 � Gillette �
Library � 2:00-3:00p.m.