Tag: Balanced Budget Accountability Act

Daines: No Balanced Budget, No Pay for Congress

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today re-introduced the “Balanced Budget Accountability Act” to hold Congress accountable and require a balanced budget or members won’t get paid. This legislation would help address our public debt crisis, and is the first bill Daines introduces each Congress. “Congress is here to serve–not to be served. If Congress can’t do its job and pass a balanced budget, members shouldn’t get paid,” Daines said. “As our national debt soars and inflation continues to hammer Montana families, it’s past time we bring accountability to Washington, and my “Balanced Budget Accountability Act” will do just that.” Read

Daines Statement on President Obama’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on President Obama’s budget proposal that once again fails to balance: “President Obama’s budget is full of the same failed policies that has led our country down a path of reckless bloated spending, burdensome regulations and higher taxes. This is President Obama’s eighth consecutive unbalanced budget that only serves to bolster his liberal agenda instead of lifting up hardworking American families. The American people deserve real solutions and a balanced budget – not an unworkable liberal messaging document.” The first bill Daines introduced in both the Senate and House is the Balanced Budget