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Dr. Bucshon Votes for Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution

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(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08) released the following statement after voting in favor of a Balanced Budget Amendment (H.J. Res 2) to the Constitution: “Every day, American families have to make tough decisions about their spending priorities in order to balance the family budget.  Unfortunately, Washington isn’t doing the same when it…

Congressman Larry Bucshon Votes for Disapproval of Waiver of Welfare Work Requirements

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Congressman Larry Bucshon (IN-08) voted in support of H.J. Res 118, disapproving of the Administration’s waiver of welfare work requirements.  Congressman Bucshon cosponsored the legislation. Congressman Bucshon (IN-08) states: “Providing waivers to the welfare work requirement, a key component to the successful welfare reform of 1996, erases 16 years of…

Congressman Larry Bucshon on 2012 Medicare Trustees Report

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Congressman Larry Bucshon (IN-08) released the following comment in regards to the 2012 Medicare Trustees report. Congressman Bucshon (IN-08) states:             “The Medicare Trustees report makes it clear that we need action now to preserve and protect this vital program for current beneficiaries and future…