Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today made the following statement regarding the Bipartisan Budget Act.
“The bipartisan budget agreement isn’t perfect, but it is progress that will help break this destructive pattern of drifting from one manufactured crisis to the next. This agreement is a fair bargain that invests in middle class families, reduces the deficit, and rolls back the arbitrary cuts of sequestration that have slowed economic growth and cost our economy jobs. It is important that both parties worked together to put progress ahead of politics and produce a bipartisan agreement that is a good first step towards providing economic security for the middle class and certainty for our economy. Now that we have put in place a new path forward, it is my hope that we can continue to work across party lines to create economic growth and take a balanced approach to reducing the deficit without shortchanging our future.”