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Jerry McNerney, Dan Lungren weigh in on how to trim federal deficit

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Jerry McNerney

Posted: Monday, December 20, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 2:53 pm, Mon Dec 27, 2010.

A laundry list of recommendations on how to trim the federal deficit failed to get enough votes by President Barack Obama's Fiscal Commission, but Rep. Dan Lungren says it's a good start toward putting a number of major issues on the table before Congress.

"We've got a crisis on our hands," said Lungren, R-Gold River, whose district includes Galt and Herald. "It establishes a platform and foundation (for discussion)."

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1 comment:

  • Doug Chaney posted at 8:05 pm on Mon, Dec 20, 2010.

    Doug Chaney Posts: 1232

    Now there are 2 politicians that will garner my vote anytime. Mr. Jerry McNerney was one of the few "progressives" that actually voted to extend the tax cuts and cross party lines on this issue. And Mr. Dan Lungren has earned my vote for years. Thank you both for your ability to work across party lines and your willingness to compromise on tough issues.

     
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