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Congressman Delaney Weighs In On Economic Issues

January 16th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Maryland’s newest congressman, John Delaney has weighed in on the fiscal cliff, debt ceiling and other economic issues that are currently the center of bi-partisan debate in Washington saying that government should invest in education and infrastructure while pursuing a mix of taxes and spending cuts to lower the deficit. Delaney, defeated 20 year incumbent republican Roscoe Bartlett in November to become the first democrat to represent the sixth district since Beverly Byron. He says he believes government can and should be more active in encouraging growth- but emphasized that it is the private sector that creates the jobs. Government’s role, he says, is to put the infrastructure in place and create incentive for private sector investment- particularly in the area of energy…                                                                 

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