In 1995, Congress failed to pass a balanced budget requirement by just one vote—the national debt was $4.9 trillion. Today the debt is more than $21 trillion, and it’s time to get serious. Growing up in rural Mississippi, Cindy was taught you don’t spend money you don’t have. As your U.S. Senator, nobody will work harder to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Mississippi families and small businesses must balance their budgets each month. It’s time for Washington to be held to the same standard!
Balancing the Budget