The Clinton/Gore Administration: Fiscal Discipline Produces the Largest Surplus in History

The Clinton/Gore Administration: Fiscal Discipline Produces the Largest Surplus in History

Today, President Clinton Will Announce the Largest Budget Surplus and the Largest Pay-Down of Debt in American History. In 1993, the Clinton/Gore Administration put in place a three-part economic strategy of fiscal discipline, investing in people, and opening markets abroad. President Clinton today highlighted information released by the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Treasury that provides even more dramatic evidence that this strategy is working:

LARGEST UNIFIED SURPLUS EVER AND THE ONLY ON-BUDGET SURPLUS SINCE MEDICARE WAS ESTABLISHED

LARGEST DEBT REDUCTION EVER

REDUCING SPENDING WHILE CUTTING TAXES FOR MIDDLE-INCOME FAMILIES

What Fiscal Discipline Means For America

Under the Presidentís Framework to Strengthen Social Security and Medicare, the Debt Held by the Public is Projected to be Eliminated on a net basis by 2012.



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