Pete V. Domenici
and Alice M. Rivlin 02/17/11 11:18 AM EST
President Obama’s budget proposal takes some important first steps to address the challenge of surging federal deficits and debt, but we’ll need to do a lot more if we want to actually solve the problem.
and Alan Simpson 02/17/11 11:08 AM EST
Earlier this week, President Obama released his latest budget proposal, which takes some important steps toward putting this country on a more sustainable path.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood 02/17/11 11:06 AM EST
Through 10 presidential administrations and 28 sessions of Congress, Americans planned and paved a state-of-the-art highway network.
Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) 02/16/11 06:52 PM EST
President Obama’s 2012
budget builds a solid foundation for congressional Democrats to put America’s middle
class back to work and build a 21st century economy. Recognizing that national debt
and deficit reduction is a long-term project, the president’s budget starts this
painful but important process.
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) 02/16/11 06:45 PM EST
President Obama’s budget took hundreds of pages to deliver one essential message: “Republicans, you’re on your own.”
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) 02/16/11 06:40 PM EST
who led our nation through a time of great crisis, warned us that a house
divided against itself cannot stand.
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) 02/16/11 06:29 PM EST
As a business owner for almost 30 years, I spent my day pinching pennies until they turned into nickels. I understand the responsibility that goes into signing the front of a check, balancing a budget and making tough decisions on where to cut, where to save and where to grow.