Enzi Commends the House on Work on Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi
U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, that along with a balanced budget amendment requirement, cuts government spending by $111 billion in fiscal 2012 and cap spending at 22.5% of GDP next year. The cap on spending would gradually drop to 19.9 percent of GDP in 2021.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi commended the House for offering and passing a comprehensive plan to address the national debt.

While the plan isn't expected to be approved by the Democratic controlled chamber, the bill is expected to be voted on by Saturday.

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