Pelosi Statement on House Democratic Budget

Mar 23, 2015
Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the House Democratic budget alternative, which was released today:
“Last week, House Republicans released a budget that once again exposed their special interest values with a proposal to give tax breaks to the wealthy on the backs of hard-working Americans.  Today, House Democrats have offered a better plan for America’s future:  bigger paychecks and better infrastructure for everyone. 
“Where Republicans raise taxes on middle class families, Democrats stand with hard-working Americans.  Where Republicans surrender our leadership in education, research and innovation, Democrats make smart, focused investments in our future.  Where Republicans abandon our seniors, Democrats protect their health and retirement security.  Where Republicans deepen the destructive sequester, Democrats responsibly replace it with a balanced plan to end special interest tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs and profits overseas. 
“Democrats are proud to offer a budget that grows opportunity, prosperity and dignity for every American – not just the wealthy and well connected.  It is time for Republicans to abandon their fuzzy math and their broken priorities, and come together with Democrats to pass a budget dedicated to the future of hard-working American families.”