Fleischmann Addresses The Need For Real Fiscal Solutions

Thursday, October 17, 2013

In light of Wednesday night’s passage of H.R. 2775, Congressman Fleischmann released a video on Thursday, on the need to address the fiscal crisis facing the nation.  

It was stated, "While discretionary spending has been reduced by well over $100 billion a year during the congressman’s tenure and those numbers are the lowest they have been since 2007, there is still much to be done. In the next 10 years, mandatory spending is expected to rise from $2 trillion to $3.6 trillion per year according to  the Congressional Budget Office.

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