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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Government Budget and Spending

Date Title
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
May 7, 2012 Column: The Thousand Day Budget Myth
April 16, 2012 Nelson Supports Buffett Rule for Deficit Reduction
March 15, 2012 Hearing of the Legislative Branch Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY13 GAO, GPO, and CBO Budget Requests
March 1, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY13 Budget Requests for the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, the Library of Congress, the Office of Compliance and the Open World Leadership Center
Dec. 27, 2011 Statement by Senator Ben Nelson on His Plans for 2012
Dec. 17, 2011 Nelson Plan Cuts Spending for Congress
Nov. 21, 2011 Statement on Debt Reduction Committee
Oct. 17, 2011 Bringing Down the Unemployment Rate
Oct. 11, 2011 Nelson Opposes More Spending and More Taxes
Oct. 3, 2011 Hard Choices Needed to Cut the Budget
Sept. 19, 2011 Every "Little Bit" Counts When Cutting the Budget
Sept. 15, 2011 Summary: FY12 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill
Sept. 15, 2011 Senator Nelson Leads Effort to Cut Congress' Budget by 5.2 Percent
Aug. 4, 2011 Nelson Co-Sponsors Balanced Budget Amendment
May 18, 2011 Letter to Hilary Clinton, Secretary of State, Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
April 25, 2011 Nelson: Budget Cuts to Continue
April 18, 2011 Battle to Cut Spending Continues
April 6, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
March 18, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support a Comprehensive Deficit Reduction Package
March 17, 2011 Washington Should Pass Full Year Budget to Stabilize Business, Jobs
March 7, 2011 How to Cut Federal Spending
Feb. 28, 2011 Nelson to Cut Spending on Congress' Budget
Feb. 14, 2011 Senator Nelson Comments on President Proposed Budget
Feb. 3, 2011 Earmark the Earmarks for Debt Reduction
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority, Leader United States Senate and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, The Honorable Mitch McConnell, The Honorable Max Baucus, The Honorable Charles E. Grassley
Sept. 17, 2010 Nelson Steers Belt-Tightening Bill to Full Senate
Feb. 1, 2010 Nelson Comment On President's Proposed Budget
Dec. 24, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support Conrad-Gregg Fiscal Task Force Legislation
Nov. 30, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
July 13, 2009 Taking Nebraska Spending Values To Washington
May 11, 2009 Put The Budget On A Diet Tighten The Belt With The Belt Act Of 2009
April 29, 2009 Nelson Statement On Budget Conference Report Vote
April 6, 2009 Washington Needs To Follow Nebraska
April 2, 2009 Nelson Statement On Senate Passage Of Budget
March 9, 2009 Budget Is Too Big, Spending Needs To Be Cut
March 6, 2009 Nelson Gains New Appropriations Subcommittee Chairmanship
Feb. 26, 2009 Nelson Comments On Obama Budget Plan
Sept. 26, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
Dec. 18, 2007 Nelson: Omnibus Bill Contains Unprecedented Transparency
Dec. 18, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued
Jan. 5, 2007 Nelson Calls for Clear Mission for Proposed Troop Surge in Meeting with President and Budget Reform on War Spending
June 14, 2006 Senate Requires Future Was Spending Go Through Normal Budget Process
July 13, 2005 Nelson Statement on New Estimated $333 Billion Deficit for 2005
March 17, 2005 Statement of Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson on the 2006 Budget Resolution
March 16, 2005 Nelson Supports Restoring Fiscal Responsibility in Budget
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