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John Raese on Budget & Economy

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Don't choke a fragile economy with a bigger tax burden

On Run Away Debt: Every West Virginia family is forced to stay within a budget--live within their means. That simple idea has been lost for years in Washington. The current Federal debt is more than $13.2 trillion dollars and is projected to reach nearly $20 trillion by 2015. We cannot choke a fragile economy with a bigger tax burden from political leaders who have demonstrated a dangerous and irresponsible approach to our national debt.
Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, raeseforsenate.org,"Issues" , Jan 18, 2012

Constitutional amendment requiring balanced budget

Both backed a constitutional amendment requiring the federal budget to be balanced, and both echoed the Republican Party's position of wanting all of the tax cuts passed in 2001 and 2003 extended. (Neither offered details on how they would balance the budget.)
Source: Washington Post coverage of 2010 W.V. Senate debate , Oct 18, 2010

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