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Leah Vukmir on Budget & Economy

 

 


Congress is addicted to spending our money

Q: Support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Yes. Invest in core infrastructure, paid by closing tax loopholes.

Leah Vukmir (R): No. "Congress is addicted to spending our money."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Congress is addicted to spending our money

It's not just that Congress spends too much--Congress is addicted to spending our money. Leah Vukmir is a conservative who believes that if hard-working Wisconsinites have to balance a checkbook, Congress should too. Leah supports a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution for this very reason.

To pay for all this spending, Congress has created a complicated federal tax code. Thousands of pages long and burdensome for many Americans, Leah believes we must streamline the tax code by eliminating loopholes and deductions, while lowering tax rates for all Americans.

Finally, smaller companies pay one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world. Taxation of this magnitude negatively impacts our ability to remain competitive and keep our workforce in the United States. In the Senate, Leah will push for a tax code that is simplified, increases competition with other nations, and benefits all Americans.

Source: 2018 Wisconsin Senate campaign website LeahVukmir.com , Aug 10, 2017

CC:Balanced Budget Consitutional Amendment.

Vukmir supports the CC survey question on Balanced Budget Amendment

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-20 on Jul 1, 2018

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