Statements about Debt

With his proposal to cut income and property taxes, Scott Walker is "increasing the state deficit at a time when borrowing is already at record levels."  

"The state budget has actually grown by $4.6 billion under" Gov. Scott Walker’s actions.

"The national debt is on track to double during Obama’s presidency."  

"The amount of interest" paid on the federal debt exceeds "total tax revenue."

Because of Gov. Scott Walker’s budgeting, a greater percentage of general fund tax dollars is "going to pay off debt than ever before in our history."

"I’ve got the spending down, I’ve got the debt down a little bit, I’ve got the reserves up."

On average, college students "are taking six years to get a four-year degree."  

"If lawmakers fail to avert the fiscal cliff, 18 percent of the federal money that is sent to the states will be eliminated."

Deficit spending ‘exploded during the Obama administration’ to $5.3 trillion over four years, compared to $2 trillion in eight years under President George W. Bush.  

Says President Barack Obama "built this $16 trillion debt."

Says he never voted for a "tax increase."

As a congressman, Mark Neumann "voted four times to increase our debt."

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