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Minnesota Representative Jennifer Schultz: “U.S. military budget drains Minnesota”(Comments Off on Minnesota Representative Jennifer Schultz: “U.S. military budget drains Minnesota”)

June 21, 2016

Just like our state budget, the federal budget is both a vision and a blueprint outlining how to meet the needs of our communities with funds from our tax dollars. Americans rely on federal money to be safe, healthy, thriving and economically sound. Federal dollars are used to support schools, police, roads and bridges, clean […]

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Minority Whip Nickie Antonio (OH): Presidential Candidates Must Outline Clear Budget Priorities

In less than a year, a new president will be inaugurated. The voters of Ohio will have a major role to play in determining who occupies that office. Choosing a candidate for President should involve moving beyond rhetoric to an evaluation of concrete plans. The best clue for assessing what the President will actually do […]

Maine Representative Bobbi Beavers: “Time to invest in the people”

As a member of the Maine House, I’m familiar with how difficult budget decisions are when money’s tight. We all have strong opinions about how to allocate limited state revenue among worthy programs and services. Do we put more dollars toward education? Do we repair another bridge? One thing we all agree on: wasting hard-earned […]

Rep. Brenda Gilmore: Honor women this month by investing in them

Originally published on March 31, 2016 in The Tennessean. This Women’s History Month, as we honor women’s legacies in fighting for equal rights and peaceful conflict resolution, I am also taking the time to reflect on how the country is prioritizing its federal budget investments and why that matters for women. American women should be […]


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