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Vote Alert: Balance Budget in Five Years without Tax Increases

Conservative Review

This amendment to the Senate's proposed budget would balance the budget in 5 years by returning spending to FY 2008 levels, block grant numerous welfare programs and eliminate four Departments that are not within the scope of the federal government's responsibility: Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Education, and Energy. The Senate rejected this amendment on March 22, 2013 by a roll call vote of 18-81.

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Conservative position: YES

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