Democratic Congress Renews Commitment to Fiscal Responsibility, Protects Democratic Values

For Immediate Release:

July 15, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

Next week, the House will consider legislation reestablishing statutory “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) requirements that helped turn deficits into surpluses during the Clinton Administration. The American people are very concerned by the deep deficits our nation is confronting, so it is vital for House Democrats to show strong support for reinstating the budget discipline of PAYGO, based on the simple principle of paying for what we buy. In order to successfully implement important new programs for the American people, such as health care, we need to make sure that we are protecting fiscal health, too.
 
 
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