(WEAU) - Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy has been appointed a seat on the House Budget Committee.
Paul Ryan, who is also from Wisconsin, is the chairman of the committee. Duffy says he looks forward to working with Ryan and says it’s a chance to "work on the critical fiscal issues facing our nation."
Ryan also released a statement saying Duffy is an important addition to the committee and will bring a fresh perspective.
Press Release from Duffy’s office
Rep. Duffy Appointed to Seat on Powerful House Budget Committee
WASHINGTON – Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) was appointed to a seat on the powerful House Budget Committee today. He’s also a member of the House Financial Services and Joint Economic committees.
“I appreciate this opportunity and look forward to working closely with Chairman Ryan and the rest of my colleagues on the committee on proposals to pay down our debt and pass balanced budgets,” Rep. Duffy said. “This a tremendous chance to work on the critical fiscal issues facing our nation and I can’t wait to get started.”
Chairman Paul Ryan had this to say about Congressman Duffy joining the Budget Committee:
“Congressman Duffy is an important addition to the House Budget Committee,” said Chairman Ryan. “I look forward to working with Sean because he will bring a fresh perspective to the critical issues facing the country. He knows that if we tackle this debt problem, we can grow the economy and expand opportunity.”