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Entry Title Date
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2015 April 10, 2014
Frank Wolf, R-VA
"Most notably, this budget once again falls short in its failure to incorporate most of the recommendations of the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles Commission. Regrettably, another year has gone by where the president and both the Republicans and Democrats in Congress have failed to advance the only bipartisan fiscal reforms that would address our debt and deficit in a manner that could result in real progress."
Infrastructure Development March 27, 2014
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"I have proposed that we adopt the recommendation of the Simpson-Bowles Commission that was so widely heralded 3 years ago, to have a phased 3-year increase in the gas tax."
Deficit Reduction February 12, 2014
Jeff Flake, R-AZ
"It is important to note that the cost-of-living adjustment that will be repealed—or the reform that will be repealed was a cost-of-living adjustment—a COLA—for military retirees resulting in less than a 1-percent reduction for working-age military retirees. That is 1 percent. It stopped far short of the elimination of COLA requirements for retirees under the age of 62 that the Simpson-Bowles Commission recommended."
Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center February 11, 2014
Dave Camp, R-MI
"The last time I stood on the floor to talk about a “clean” debt limit increase, I did so to prove that we could do better. It was an effort to implore my Democrat colleagues in the House and the Senate to heed the warnings of the President’s own fiscal commission, also known as the Simpson-Bowles Commission, which clearly noted how our economy and hardworking taxpayers would suffer under the mountain of debt Washington was racking up."
Repealing Section 403 Of The Bipartisan Budget Act Of 2013—Motion To Proceed—Continued February 11, 2014
John Cornyn, R-TX
"We are waiting for the President. He is the Commander in Chief. He is the leader of the free world. We are waiting for the President to put out a serious plan to address this problem. Many of us held out hope in December 2010 when the Simpson-Bowles bipartisan fiscal commission got together and made some bipartisan recommendations for doing exactly that. Unfortunately, they were ignored by the President. He demanded, in exchange for the so-called “grand bargain” that he wanted $1 trillion more in revenue, more taxes."

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