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Boehner: Republican Policies on Fiscal Discipline, Strong Economy Proving Successful in Reducing the Deficit

July 10, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that its deficit forecast for this year has declined from $423 billion to $296 billion: “Today’s announcement is another clear signal that Republicans are making real progress on behalf of American taxpayers to reduce and eventually eliminate our deficit. Read More

Boehner: House Passes 2nd American Values Agenda Bill, Cracks Down on Internet Gambling

July 10, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after House passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (H.R. 4411), the second bill from the American Values Agenda to clear the House: "This bill closes an Internet loophole in existing gambling laws which have provided access to gambling where it would otherwise be illegal.  This measure cracks down on the growing problems of illegal, off shore gambling, and Reps. Read More

HOUSE REPUBLICANS HIGHLIGHT GOP SUCCESS IN DRIVING DOWN DEFICIT

July 10, 2006

Further evidence that Republican fiscal and economic policies are working as planned, today House Republicans highlighted the announcement from President Bush and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that its deficit forecast for this year had declined from $423 billion to $296 billion: Read More

BUSH ECONOMIC BOOM: “GOOD JOBS AT GOOD WAGES"

July 10, 2006

The fact is, keeping taxes low – coupled with fiscal discipline and strong economic growth – is an effective, tried-and-true formula for reducing and eliminating the deficit. This morning, the White House will release its Mid-Session Review which is widely expected to show significantly lower deficit projections this year. Read More

BUSH ECONOMIC BOOM: DEFICIT SHRINKS 30 PERCENT

July 10, 2006

This morning, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its annual mid-year budget update, covering the current FY2006 through FY2011. The report has some bad news for tax-hike happy Capitol Hill Democrats: the deficit is falling faster than projected. Read More

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