Senate Republicans emphasize the need to address soaring gas prices by finding more American energy. Senate Republicans also discuss their plan to foster job creation by reforming the tax code, eliminating burdensome government regulations, addressing our nation's spending problem, reducing our dependence on foreign oil, and replacing Democrats' health care bill with reforms that will actually lower costs.
Federal over regulation is crippling job creation and preventing our economy from getting out of the current downturn. Senate Republicans are committed to spurring economic growth and creating jobs by decreasing regulation, increasing private investment and economic certainty, and making our economy more competitive.
Senate Republicans emphasize the need to fix Washington's spending problem, reduce the debt, and create an environment where private-sector job creation can flourish. Republicans are also committed to adopting a low-cost energy policy that focuses on finding more traditional and renewable energy sources here at home while using less.
Immediate action is required to address our nation's spiraling debt and put entitlement programs on a sustainable path for the future. Republicans have put forward serious solutions to our nation's debt and spending woes; now it's time for the president to join Republicans and offer a plan to secure our nation's economic future and leave a prosperous America for our children and grandchildren.
Democrats' resistance to serious spending cuts is endangering both our economic recovery and our nation's future. When 40 cents out of every dollar spent by the government is borrowed, it is past time to address our nation's spiraling debt. Republicans are working hard to put our nation back on a path to fiscal responsibility to create an environment in which private-sector job creation can flourish.
Senate Republicans urge Democrats and the president to work with them to draft fiscally responsible legislation to fund the government. Our nation can no longer afford to ignore our epic debt and continue spending money we don't have.
While Democrats balk at any attempt to seriously address our nation's spiraling debt, Senate Republicans continue to fight for responsible spending policies that will put our country back on a sound financial footing and create an environment in which private-sector job creation can flourish. Senate Republicans are also fighting to prevent burdensome energy taxes that would cripple our nation's businesses and drive up the cost of energy for American families.
Senate Republicans discuss the need to cut federal spending and emphasize the need to find more American energy and use less while creating an environment in which the private sector can grow and create new jobs.
Senate Republicans marked the one-year anniversary of the budget-busting health care legislation by highlighting the ever-growing list of problems with the law -- problems like Medicare cuts, higher insurance premiums, lost jobs, and the new burdens the law places on small businesses. Republicans believe this law must be replaced with sensible reforms that will reduce health care costs. Republicans are also working to reduce our nation's soaring debt and create an environment in which private-sector job creation can flourish.
Senators Mitch McConnell, Jim Inhofe and John Barrasso discuss an amendment that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency's back-door national energy tax from taking effect. The amendment was originally introduced as a stand-alone bill by Sen. Inhofe, the ranking Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee. That bill has 43 co-sponsors including one Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia.