Sen. Toomey Says He's Under 'No Illusions' About Deficit-Reduction TaskThe committee is tasked with recommending ways in which to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion by Thanksgiving.
Sen. Toomey Proposes Prioritization Of US Payments In Event Of Debt Ceiling ImpasseToomey (R-Pa.) says he's still pushing for a hike in the nation's debt limit with appropriate budget cuts, but he's introduced a bill to prioritize spending in the event the debt ceiling is reached on August 2nd.
Sen. Pat Toomey Tours Nation's Oldest Urban Research Park, In West PhiladelphiaRecently elected US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) took a tour on Monday of the University City Science Center, on Market Street in West Philadelphia, promoting repeal of a tax on medical devices.
Philadelphia Group Says US House Isn't Budget-Cutting In Public's InterestMegan DeSmedt of the organization PennPIRG calls the US House-passed spending resolution "wrongheaded" and hopes that the Senate will take a different path.
Sen. Toomey Proposes Hard-Line Debt Cap LegislationPennsylvania's newest US senator, offering a relatively low-key profile since taking office last month, took his case for putting the brakes on federal spending to a Washington, DC-based conservative forum today.