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Rep. Graves, House GOP Pass Budget That Balances, Cuts Taxes, Builds Keystone, Saves Medicare

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U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after he voted for, and the U.S. House passed, the House Republican Budget:

"I strongly support our budget because of what it does for hard working families in Georgia. Our plan protects you from future tax hikes because it balances the budget by forcing Washington to spend less, rather than asking you to pay more. Our plan increases the size of your paycheck because it lowers tax rates and simplifies the tax code. Our plan will help you keep your job or find a new one because it repeals Obamacare and cuts the corporate tax rate, which frees businesses to grow and hire more workers. Our plan will make your gas cheaper because we approve the Keystone pipeline and open more federal land for energy exploration. And finally, our plan ensures that you get a return on your investment in Medicare because ours is the only budget that saves Medicare from bankruptcy."


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