Senate Votes Today On Balanced Budget Amendment
(Ericka Anderson/The Heritage Foundation) – In case you’re not keeping track, it has been nearly 1,000 days since the United States Senate passed a budget. Meanwhile, America’s fiscal nightmare keeps growing, and those on the left—including Members of the Senate—keep advocating for even more spending despite America’s $15 trillion national debt. That’s...
Chuck Muth December 14, 2011
Gingrich, The Fed, And A Balanced Budget Amendment
Gingrich is certainly smart – but nowhere near as smart as he thinks he is. As is the case with Obama, Perry, and so many other candidates, he suffers from what Hayek called the fatal conceit. This is the belief that he is smarter than the marketplace and that he can allocate...
Chuck Muth November 15, 2011
Accountability Counts In Washington
(Congressman Joe Heck) – No more budget tricks, no more accounting gimmicks, and no more empty promises – it’s time we hold Washington accountable. This week, the House acted to hold Washington accountable. The Budget Control Act of 2011 provides for real savings in today’s spending, real controls on tomorrow’s spending and...
Chuck Muth August 5, 2011
Nevada Delegation Splits On House Speaker Plan
(Sean Whaley/Nevada news Bureau) – Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., announced today he will back a spending reduction plan put forth by House Speaker John Boehner because it proposes a balanced budget amendment that will protect the United States’ AAA credit rating. A vote on the plan scheduled for today was delayed, however....
Chuck Muth July 29, 2011