Democrats to Spend More on Health Care, Veterans, Conrad Says - Yahoo! NewsDemocrats to Spend More on Health Care, Veterans, Conrad Says
Brian Faler Wed Mar 14, 12:06 AM ET
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Democrats plan to increase spending on health care, education and veterans' programs next year and still balance the federal budget by 2012, said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad
The party will be able to match
President George W. Bush's pledge to balance the budget in the next five years -- even with the additional spending -- by increasing tax revenue through crackdowns on offshore tax havens, improved tax collection and perhaps overhauling the tax code, Conrad said.
They all sing it.
To quote Areosmith, " Same old song and dance."