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S. 245: CAP Act of 2011

Summary: A bill to reduce Federal spending in a responsible manner. (More Info)

S. 245 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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POPVOX Nation:
67% Support
33% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget 3,120 Facebook fans 4,004 Twitter followers

In the proposal, spending caps would begin in 2013 at an effective rate of 22.25 percent of GDP, and this cap will be incrementally decreased each year over the course of the decade. Caps would be enforced through a sequester, and require a two-thirds vote in both Houses to be exceeded.

CRFB applauds this attempt to address our burgeoning debt, and is a supporter of identifying budget process reforms to help stabilize the debt. Importantly, the CAP Act looks beyond simply cutting spending in 2011 and puts forward a medium term spending framework.

The caps are, however, quite severe ...

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