Government Spending

Today, our national debt stands at more than $26 trillion – that comes out to more than $80,000 for every man, women, and child in America.1 Reckless spending, void of responsible cuts in government expenditures, only damages our economy, hurts families and small businesses, and destroys jobs. Congress must make decisions without burdening the next generation under a mountain of debt. This includes implementing good-government reforms, like a Balanced Budget Amendment, to get our federal spending under control – just like we do in Texas state government. Texas families and small businesses live within their means – Washington must do the same.