Rep. Tracey Mann Stands Against Overspending: Votes No on H.R. 1102 and H.R. 1061 Amid Concerns of Fiscal Irresponsibility

By Trish Svoboda

Today, U.S. Representative Tracey Mann from Kansas’s 1st congressional district voted no on H.R. 1102. This act is expected to surpass the bipartisan spending limits that were established less than a year ago by the Fiscal Responsibility Act. In addition, it circumvents the standard procedure of approving 12 separate appropriation bills.

“Kansans are tired of Washington recklessly spending their hard-earned tax dollars,” said Rep. Mann. “Today’s minibus legislation is more of the same last-minute scrambling to fund the government and further fuels the government spending crisis. We must reduce and reprioritize federal spending through the normal budgetary process and pass 12 fiscally responsible appropriation bills. I have fought to do that and will keep working to get America back on track.”

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1102, with a voting result of 286-134. This act is the second portion of an estimated $1.6 trillion expenditure bill. Following this approval, it will be forwarded to the U.S. Senate for additional scrutiny.

On March 6, Representative Mann voted no on H.R. 1061, known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2024. Despite this, the act was approved in the U.S. House of Representatives with a vote count of 339-85.

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