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I ran for Congress for three reasons – my children. They deserve a better future than the one the federal government is currently promising with $16 trillion in debt and climbing. We’ve seen countries like Greece and Portugal suffer from there out of control debt, and it’s our duty to get the United States path on the path of fiscal responsibility.

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October 26, 2017
Statement
"Americans are asking for a transparent system that allows them to keep more of their money to pursue more of their dreams, and we’re fighting for those goals alongside our neighbors each day.”
September 28, 2017
Op-Ed
"While there is a discussion to have about the specifics of a new budget process, these principles are a crucial starting point. It’s also important to recognize that there is bipartisan agreement that the status quo is not working."
September 8, 2017
Statement
"Today’s bill yoked Harvey relief to fiscal irresponsibility, attaching it to a debt ceiling raise that does not serve America’s future or her people and a continuing resolution that does not provide our military with much-needed resources."
October 21, 2015

Congressman Collins: “We need to make it clear that the United States will not default”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Doug Collins voted in favor of the Default Prevention Act, legislation to ensure the Treasury Department continues to make payments on U.S. debt, in the unlikely event that the statutory debt ceiling is breached.