Washington continues to spend money it does not have and to borrow 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 by 20 percent, to larger steps, like supporting a budget that would cut the deficit by $23 billion, 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 below and tell Congress and President Obama that we want responsibility and restraint in the federal budget. It’s common sense.