Heather Higgins, President and CEO of Independent Women's Voice, applauds that the passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment before raising the debt ceiling.
“Too often those who support business-as-usual Washington spending demonize any cutbacks as an assault on women. But American women know that what is really hurting our families is the recklessness of Washington politicians who are wasting our tax dollars, burdening our children, and strangling the private sector. Women manage to cut their own family budgets to live within their means – and those are real cuts, not just smaller increases that politicians mislabel.
“Washington is in sore need of political leaders who are committed to restoring government to its proper size,” said Higgins. “Senators Lee and Toomey are providing that leadership and offering meaningful proposals the will begin the process of bringing down our national debt, and most importantly, change the way that Washington does business so that short-sighted politicians."