For years, Washington has spent money it does not have and borrowed money it cannot pay back, and because of that, our national debt currently stands at more than $19 trillion. We owe it to future generations to fix our current debt crisis and rein in out-of-control spending.
From small steps, like cutting my own office budget and supporting financial literacy programs, to larger steps, like supporting a budget that would cut the deficit, and sponsoring a Balanced Budget amendment, as a member of Congress, I will continue the fight to end the runaway borrowing and spending culture in Washington, D.C.
Every day, families throughout Ohio and the United States make decisions about how to budget and live within their means. We should expect the same thing from Washington. If you agree, sign the petition to show the American people want restraint in the federal budget. It’s common sense.