Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Votes Against Senate Budget Resolution

Posted on March 23, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander today announced his opposition to the Senate Budget Resolution for FY 2008, which will raise taxes by more than $700 billion. “By allowing the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 to expire, this new Senate majority has now passed the largest tax increase in American history,” Alexander said. “It was those tax cuts that helped our economy survive the recession that began in 1999, to say nothing of the terrorist attacks of September 11. They were a good idea then, and allowing them to expire is a bad idea now.”