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Luetkemeyer Supports Budget Resolution that Balances Within 10 Years, Sets the Stage for Tax Reform

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Washington, October 5, 2017 | comments
Today, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement after supporting the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution.
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Today, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement after supporting the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution.

“Today’s critical vote addresses Washington’s fiscal crisis by balancing the budget in 10 years and setting the stage for Congress to enact tax reform that will bring economic growth and jobs to America,” Luetkemeyer said. “Passing a budget resolution is an important step in advancing the House of Representative’s policy goals and fulfilling its constitutional responsibility.”

Highlights of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution include:

-Using reconciliation, this budget will allow for tax reform
-Balances the budget within 10 years
-Achieves $6.5 trillion in total deficit reduction over 10 years
-Robust funding to support a strong national defense
-Reduces government-wide improper payments by $700 billion  

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