Tag Archive for fiscal responsibility

Obama Weekly Address: “It’s Time Washington Acted as Responsibly as Our Families Do”

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WASHINGTON – President Obama used his weekly address to preview his budget saying that it will help the government live within its means, while still investing in the future.  In addition to stripping out waste, his budget includes a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years—even for programs he cares deeply about—which…

Obama Weekly Address: Outlines New Medicare and Medicaid Savings

From the White House Blog: The President has long noted that skyrocketing health care costs will be disastrous in terms of our long term national debt unless we pass real reform.  In this Weekly Address, the President also explains how he will cover the upfront costs of reform by eliminating overpayments from Medicaid and Medicare and driving down…