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Jun 14, 2012 | Christian Science Monitor

One way to force compromise in Congress: No budget, no pay

The Fix Congress Now Caucus is a bipartisan task force of representatives committed to fixing Congress through meaningful reforms. Our first goal: Pass the No Budget, No Pay Act, which would require Congress to pass a budget on time or have members' salaries withheld until it does.

May 30, 2012 | Marinette Eagle Herald

Ribble Defends LCS Program

May 30, 2012 | Green Bay Press-Gazette

More to the story of House office spending

Feb 22, 2012 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ribble Op-Ed: For Congress it should be: No budget, no pay

In Congress, the current incentives encourage members to remain in their partisan corners, shirking their responsibility to make the difficult fiscal decisions. To change Washington, we've got to change these incentives. Members of Congress need to be held accountable for passing a budget resolution and appropriations bills on time.

Jan 17, 2012 | Politico

Ribble Op-Ed: How to Reform a Failing Congress

Our experience in leading organizations, along with lessons learned in our first year and the counsel gleaned by listening to our constituents, will help us construct the agenda for the new caucus. The reforms will include limiting terms for members of Congress, changing their benefits, reforming the committee structure and repairing the broken budgeting process.

Dec 8, 2011 | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Op-Ed: Wasteful Spending Should be Stopped

The way Washington operates is broken. This is not a new problem, but one that has become more pronounced as Washington stumbles from budget crisis to budget crisis, with little oversight of how the government spends taxpayers' money.

Nov 9, 2011 | Wisconsin State Journal

Ribble Shows Leadership on Debt

"Ribble is showing a lot of leadership for a freshman House member."