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Bill Could Serve as Model for Long-Term Reform

November 10, 2015

Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) has proposed legislation that would replace 75 percent of the sequester cuts scheduled under current law with a mix of reforms in “mandatory” spending programs and additional revenue from limiting certain tax breaks.

“In the aftermath of the bipartisan budget agreement, ideas like those in the Rigell plan could serve as models for long-term, bipartisan fiscal reform efforts in Congress,” says Phil LaRue, director of government relations for The Concord Coalition, in a new blog post.