Budget Conference Report – Fiscal Year 2009

Higher Spending, Higher Taxes, No Reform

The budget conference report for fiscal year 2009 calls for record tax increases, raises discretionary spending by $241 billion above the President over 5 years, and does nothing to reform entitlements or earmarks. Even worse, Democrats already have signaled their intent to put off appropriations until after the next election – making this “budget” an exercise in futility. Here are some key points about the budget conference report.

Read the full report here.