Navigation Links
Blunt: Democrats' Flawed Spending Compromise
Date:11/16/2007

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today on congressional Democrats' alleged "compromise" offer to reduce their spending demands from $22 billion to $11 billion:

"This week Democrats offered to 'compromise' and reduce their demand for increased government spending from $22 billion to $11 billion. Interestingly, this offer did not include anything about which programs would receive more or less money. It was an offer devoid of any substance other than big dollar signs and lots of zeroes.

"This is similar to what we have witnessed on SCHIP, where Democrats have said they would be willing to compromise on policy, but not the $35 billion in spending. In other words, even if they agreed to policies that resulted in spending less money, they wouldn't adjust the spending levels to reflect those policies. It raises the question about whether Democrats care about good policy or just about more government spending.

"I do not support spending the hard-earned money of American families just for the sake of spending it. Yet, that is exactly what the majority is proposing. The people of this nation deserve more respect than that. House republicans will not agree to waste more of the American people's money just to say we 'compromised' with the Democrats."


'/>"/>
SOURCE House Republican Whip Roy Blunt
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Blunt: Time to Stop the Politics on SCHIP, and Start the Negotiations
2. Blunt: House Sustains Presidents Veto, Now Lets Get to Work on Genuine Solution
3. Blunt: New SCHIP Bill Addresses None of the Problems With the Old
4. Democrats Cave on Sex Education - Again
5. Gene Studies of Male-Female Differences Often Flawed
6. Report on patients access to cancer drugs uses flawed methods to reached flawed conclusions
7. New Poll Shows Public Distrusts Flawed Healthcare Approach Favored by Governor and Speaker in AB 8
8. Pharmacists Press Conference Urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to Fix Flawed Medicaid Drug Reimbursement Rule
9. Study finds drug spending caps cause some seniors to quit taking key medicines
10. Medicare Spending Caps Cause Seniors to Stop Meds
11. United States continues to have highest level of health spending
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/25/2017)... , ... March 25, 2017 , ... Getting earned media ... public relations partner. , All through the year, Garden Media aims to provide ... working with key influencers and pitching client’s key messages to gain coveted ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Infectious disease ... hospitals in the United States, it’s a threat that is constantly changing and ... infection prevention and offers strategies for the healthcare community to help decrease the ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp ... and other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered ... 800, as eating disorders professionals from nearly all 50 states and several countries converged ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Northridge dentists, Dr. Michel ... sleep apnea and TMJ at their office. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, has ... type, is increasingly being treated at dental offices with newly developed procedures and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... of enhancements, upgrading their training and leads programs. , In February, 2017, Empower ... elite sales agents, Performance Partners is designed to teach how to maximize their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary   ... Medical cannabis products around the world are projected to gain popularity. A ... market will reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025. ... growing industry. By the end of 2016, 28 states have now laws ... conservative states like Arkansas and North ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- Global Ampoules Market report provides a ... and industry chain structure. The Ampoules market analysis is ... landscape analysis, and major regions, development status. ... Complete ... 10 company profiles and 183 tables and figures is ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017  Eli Lilly and ... plans to invest $850 million in its U.S. ... across its U.S. enterprise, including research laboratories, manufacturing ... are being driven by demand for Lilly products, ... medicines in development targeting cancer, pain, diabetes and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: