Spending Cuts and Debt
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By Tim Vandenack, Elkhart Truth
With the national debt approaching $17 trillion, U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski says enough is enough.
She announced Monday, April 15 — tax day — that she’s introduced a proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to require that the federal government maintain a balanced budget. It’s the freshman Republican’s first sponsored legislation and the proposal, House Joint Resolution 38, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.
By Erin Blasko, South Bend Tribune
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Budget Committee, introduced a balanced budget Constitutional amendment (H.J. Res. 38) as her first sponsored legislation in the 113th Congress. The resolution restricts outlays to revenue, allowing Congress to spend no more than it takes in each year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) delivered the Weekly Republican Address calling for President Obama to work on a balanced budget that creates jobs and improves the lives of American families. As a member of the House Budget Committee, Walorski supports the House plan to balance the budget in 10 years without raising taxes. In light of Tax Day on Monday, Walorski discussed the fiscal challenges currently burdening hardworking Americans, ways to improve economic growth, and ideas to spur job creation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement regarding the President’s budget proposal:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted for passage of the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014, H. Con. Res. 25. As a member of the House Budget Committee, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski applauded the passage of a budget that will balance in 10 years, spur economic growth, and enable job creation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Budget Committee, today spoke on the House floor in support of the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014, H. Con. Res. 25. Last week, the House Budget Committee passed a resolution to balance the federal budget in 10 years, spur economic growth, and create more jobs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Obama visited Capitol Hill to meet with the Republican Congress for the first time in two years. As only one of seven Members to address President Obama, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) asked him why the federal government does not balance the budget, and the President responded: “America is not a family.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, a member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement regarding the House Republicans FY2014 budget plan called, The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget:
Congresswoman Walorski spoke on the House floor in support of a responsible, balanced budget.