An Oklahoma congressman is pushing to make sure that he and his colleagues have a more accurate understanding of how particular bills will impact the economy before they vote on them.
Representative Kevin Hern, (R) OK-1, reintroduced his Pro Growth Budget Act earlier this month; Hern also introduced the legislation during the last Congress. He said he knows it’s not likely to go anywhere now, but he believes that will change after the 2022 midterm elections.
“So, we are setting a tone about the direction of where we want to go policy-wise, when we take back the majority,” Hern said.
If the GOP were to reclaim the majority in the House, Hern believes Republican leadership would be supportive of the legislation and of his conservative approach to spending. He doesn’t hesitate to point out, however, his belief that both parties share blame for the nation’s massive debt.
“One thing that members of Congress are really good about, is they…