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February 9, 2016

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Heritage Statement on President Obama's Proposed Budget

“Our debt now stands at $19 trillion—more than $125,000 for every tax-filing household in America. Americans who balance their own budgets understand that our nation is on an unsustainable spending path.

Today, the President submitted another unserious budget that does nothing to stop Washington’s reckless spending and debt.

Congress must act now by cutting wasteful spending, ending failed programs, reforming entitlements and pursuing growth-oriented tax reform. Limiting Washington’s ability to waste tax dollars and micromanage our lives is the best way to create opportunity for all and favoritism to none."

- Paul Winfree, Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies

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Paul Winfree Director, Thomas A Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies and Richard F. Aster Fellow
Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies