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The Washington Big Spenders' plan just isn't working

The Debt and Deficit: It's time Washington had a serious, face-to-face, bipartisan conversation about the issue. We're past just thinking about an intervention. It's time for a complete rehabilitation.

The national unemployment rate has fallen, but only because millions of frustrated job seekers have left the work force altogether. The labor market remains weak, and the proportion of adults with jobs has changed little.

Our chief problem is a lack of job creation. Government doesn't create jobs, small businessmen and women do. And the Washington Big Spenders' plan just isn't working... for America and especially for Central New York.

Source: 2014 N. Y. House campaign website, JohnKatkoForCongress.com , Nov 4, 2014

Supports stimulus, to promote business growth

Q: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support lowering taxes as a way of promoting growth in the economy?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation?

A: Yes.

Source: VoteSmart 2014 N. Y. Congressional Political Courage Test , Aug 30, 2014

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