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George Allen on Budget & Economy

Republican Jr Senator (VA)


Authored Balanced Budget Amendment plus lower taxes

George Allen’s record on tax relief is well known. As a Member of Congress, the National Taxpayers Union honored him as the “Most Fiscally Responsible” member of the Virginia Delegation. In Congress, Allen authored a Constitutional Amendment requiring a balanced federal budget, a measure that also included taxpayer protections against higher taxes. As Governor, he reduced taxes by more than $600 million, while increasing investment in education by a record $2 billion and producing balanced budgets.
Source: Press Release, “Tax Relief” Apr 10, 2000

Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending.

Vote to pass a bill that reduces federal spending by $40 billion over five years by decreasing the amount of funds spent on Medicaid, Medicare, agriculture, employee pensions, conservation, and student loans. The bill also provides a down-payment toward hurricane recovery and reconstruction costs.
Reference: Work, Marriage, and Family Promotion Reconciliation Act; Bill S. 1932 ; vote number 2005-363 on Dec 21, 2005

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