BROWN: Reducing the federal deficit

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BROWN: Reducing the federal deficit

The News Democrat – Ohio families are finding new ways to save money.  Whether its seniors buying generic prescription drugs, families investing in fuel-efficient cars that get more miles to the gallon, or homeowners refinancing into more affordable mortgages, Ohioans are taking action to spend less. It’s time for the federal government to do the same.

Washington needs to find new ways to reduce spending as well. But instead of cutting Medicare or raising the retirement age for Social Security, there are important steps we can take to reduce the deficit that strengthen our economy.

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