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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio



Beatty on the Budget

The federal budget represents the blueprint of our nation’s priorities and is a statement of our values. That is why I believe the federal government should invest in education, expand access to high-quality, affordable healthcare, rebuild our country’s bridges, roads and highways, protect Social Security and Medicare, and create ladders of opportunity for all Americans.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Budget.

More on Budget

Oct 15, 2013 Speeches

On Monday, October 14, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty took to the House floor during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour to discuss the implications of a failure to raise our nation's debt limit.  The Congresswoman's remarks, as delivered, are below. 

You can also watch the speech here.

Oct 3, 2013 News Articles

Beatty Urges Immediate Action to Avoid Country’s First Default

(Washington, D.C.) – Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) today released the following statement urging immediate action by House Republicans to increase the debt ceiling and avoid default.

Mar 18, 2013 Speeches

Watch here.

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to discuss House Budget Committee Chairman RYAN’s fiscal year 2014 budget and Democratic alternatives that work. I first want to thank my colleagues, Mr. HORSFORD and Mr. JEFFRIES, both members of my class, for leading the Congressional Black Caucus’ discussion on this critical matter. I would also like to thank Congressman BOBBY SCOTT for his tireless efforts on the Congressional Black Caucus budget.