Bennet Statement on President Obama's Plan to Restore PAYGO Rules

Calls for Return to Fiscal Responsibility in Government

Washington, DC - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today on President Obama's plan to reinstitute statutory pay-as-you-go requirements with legislation requiring that any new tax cut or entitlement program be paid for:

"Washington needs to change the way it does business. If we are going to shore up this economy and provide a solid foundation for Colorado's future, our government needs to live within its means. It is time to restore the principle that Congress will pay for any new programs it creates." - Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado