Quotations that match 'taxpayer'.

Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members. Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis, state workers are going to have to do the same. Jerry Brown
[ Agreed Budget California Contributions Crisis Cuts Deal Employee Going Larger Living Making Members Reality Sacrifices Same Several State Taxpayers Their Unions Workers]
In how many lives does love really play a dominant part? The average taxpayer is no more capable of a 'grand passion' than of a grand opera. Israel Zangwill
[ Average Capable Does Dominant Grand How Lives Love Many More Opera Part Passion Play Really Taxpayer Than]
Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations. John Ensign
[ Administration American Cooperate Corruption Decides Dollars Extent Fraud Fully Go Grasp Investigation Involved Nations Program Should Taxpayer United Until]
Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information. Melissa Bean
[ Best Businesses Data Entrepreneurial Even Foreign Huge Information Make Private Profits Protect Security Selling Systems Taxpayer Than]
All communities have a right to clean water. The taxpayers of Pueblo should not have to carry the burden of the clean up cost simply because they live downstream. John Salazar
[ Because Burden Carry Clean Communities Cost Downstream Live Right Should Simply Taxpayers Up Water]
Our port facilities should have the freedom to levy a market-based container fee which will provide new revenue and make our system more equitable to the American taxpayer and American manufacturers. Dana Rohrabacher
[ American Container Equitable Facilities Fee Freedom Levy Make Manufacturers Market-Based More New Our Port Provide Revenue Should System Taxpayer Which Will]
Too many people in government seem to think they are above regular folks, and I said I would expect humility in the way each member of my team served- that they would recognize that the taxpayer is boss. Mark Sanford
[ Above Boss Each Expect Folks Government Humility Many Member Recognize Regular Said Seem Taxpayer Team Think Too Way Would]
He has a very extensive public relations apparatus that is paid for by the taxpayers of this state. They are some of the best in the business. and he is a master at getting not only television but other media exposure on the basis of confrontation and chaos. Bill Scott
[ Apparatus Basis Best Business Chaos Confrontation Exposure Extensive Getting Master Media Only Other Paid Public Relations Some State Taxpayers Television Very]
The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ Against American Any Borne Costs Defense Deserves Him His Just Lawsuits Legal Office Other Personal President Related Should Taxpayer]
As a taxpayer, I want to assure you that Republicans are doing everything we can to reduce wasteful spending. Jeff Miller
[ Assure Doing Everything Reduce Republicans Spending Taxpayer Want Wasteful]
While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars. Michael Crapo
[ Challenges Dollars Faces Homeland Imperative Live Many Means Met Military Must Nation Our Readiness Regarding Security Spend Taxpayer While Wisely Within]
In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts. Herman Cain
[ Accounts Age Allow Approaching Continue Fix Invest Must Nation Order Our Portion Private Provide Restructure Retirement Security Seniors Social Taxes Taxpayers Their Younger]
Illegal immigration costs taxpayers $45 billion a year in health care, education, and incarceration expenses. Ric Keller
[ Billion Care Costs Education Expenses Health Illegal Immigration Incarceration Taxpayers Year]
Treat each federal dollar as if it was hard earned; it was - by a taxpayer. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Dollar Each Earned Federal Hard Taxpayer Treat]
If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress. Alcee Hastings
[ Accomplishments Americans Bites Congress Hard Horse Instead Longer Look Much Results Rhetoric See Short Solutions Sound Suggest Take Taxpayers Trading Want Won Work Would]
The economic impact of illegal immigration on taxpayers is catastrophic. Ric Keller
[ Catastrophic Economic Illegal Immigration Impact Taxpayers]
If there's one thing I hope people are certain of it's this: I'm looking out for YOU - the taxpayer. Laura Miller
[ Certain Hope Looking Out Taxpayer Thing]
From my very first day in the Mayor's office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares... yes... about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives. Laura Miller
[ Big Cares City Closely Council Day Difference First Hall Little Lives Make Mayor Members Office Our Protects Really Share Taxpayers Things Very Vision Worked Yes]
While tax refunds amount to substantial income for many Americans, current IRS rules do not allow taxpayers to directly deposit their refund into more than one account. Jim Cooper
[ Account Allow Americans Amount Current Deposit Directly Income Into Irs Many More Refund Rules Substantial Tax Taxpayers Than Their While]
The taxpayers deserve accountability. Byron Dorgan
[ Accountability Deserve Taxpayers]
The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn't take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects. Chris Chocola
[ Advantage Congress Dollars Government Help Members National Need Needs Opportunity Pet Projects Situation Spend Take Taxpayer Their Those Tragedy Use]
But recently it seems that each time I vote, I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for the benefit of political gain. Jeff Miller
[ Am American Asked Being Benefit Commitment Compromise Conservative Each Gain Ideals Political Recently Seems Simply Taxpayer Time Vote]
As costs mount, in lives and dollars, it is natural to second guess, but one lesson I hope we have learned is that the U.S. cannot go it alone in a policy that leaves American troops taking all the risk and American taxpayers paying all of the costs. John Spratt
[ Alone American Cannot Costs Dollars Go Guess Hope Learned Leaves Lesson Lives Mount Natural Paying Policy Risk Second Taking Taxpayers Troops]
The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That's your money. Robert Byrd
[ American Borrow Come Directly Form Iraq Medicare Money Out President Receipts Security Social Taxpayer Wallets Wants Will Your]
Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually. John M. McHugh
[ American Annually Billions Costing Damaging Destroying Dollars Environment Fisheries Species Taxpayers]
Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop. Jim Doyle
[ Another Bill Bush Congress Day Ed Every Fulfill Irresponsible Must Obligation President Property Refuse Special Stop Stuck Taxpayers Their Unfair Wisconsin]
The United States invented the Internet and it has been our gift to the world, paid for by our taxpayers. The U.N.'s desire to take that gift as a means of increasing its power must be stopped. John Doolittle
[ Been Desire Gift Increasing Internet Invented Means Must Our Paid Power States Stopped Take Taxpayers United World]
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before. H. L. Mencken
[ Abandoned Before Found Had Means Merely Milking Never New Old Politicians Practice Source Taxation Taxpayer Two Ways Where]
The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects. Rosa DeLauro
[ Building Buildings Consumption Costs Efficiency Efficient Energy Loan Million More Office Operation Program Projects Public Reduced Saving Star Taxpayers Texas Than Through]
Mandatory minimums have been shown to be discriminatory and waste the taxpayers' money. Bobby Scott
[ Been Discriminatory Mandatory Money Shown Taxpayers Waste]
What the president announced yesterday, is that somehow magically, if we just continue to prime the pump of taxpayer dollars, we're going to see magically an economic recovery. Eric Cantor
[ Announced Continue Dollars Economic Going Just Magically President Prime Pump Recovery See Somehow Taxpayer Yesterday]
Telephones are a virtual necessity - not a luxury - and the revenues collected by this tax flow into the general fund. But this once temporary tax remains and costs American taxpayers, our small businesses and families almost $6 billion dollars a year. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Almost American Billion Businesses Collected Costs Dollars Families Flow Fund General Into Luxury Necessity Once Our Remains Revenues Small Tax Taxpayers Telephones Temporary Virtual Year]
The President must stop gambling with taxpayers' money and get the country back on the path of fiscal sanity. Tom Harkin
[ Back Country Fiscal Gambling Get Money Must Path President Sanity Stop Taxpayers]
It is a very unusual sector and the one thing I would ask of them is to understand that for most of them one-third of their films are being financed by the taxpayer and that carries huge accountability and responsibility. Estelle Morris
[ Accountability Ask Being Carries Films Financed Huge Most One-Third Responsibility Sector Taxpayer Their Them Thing Understand Unusual Very Would]
Most illegals are without health insurance, and when these workers need emergency healthcare, the American taxpayer gets stuck with the bill. Spencer Bachus
[ American Bill Emergency Gets Health Healthcare Insurance Most Need Stuck Taxpayer These Without Workers]
We are here simply to decide whether Congress should take the taxpayer dollars of millions of pro-life Americans and use them to fund the destruction of human embryos for research. Mike Pence
[ Americans Congress Decide Destruction Dollars Embryos Fund Here Human Millions Pro-Life Research Should Simply Take Taxpayer Them Use Whether]
As President, I will end once and for all the use of taxpayer funds to promote the National Endowment for the Arts and other programs that subsidize amoral and degrading activities. Gary Bauer
[ Activities Amoral Arts Degrading End Endowment Funds National Once Other President Programs Promote Subsidize Taxpayer Use Will]
Why should a company like Wal-Mart - who made $10 billion last year alone - be able to force taxpayers to foot the bill for their health-care costs? John Sweeney
[ Able Alone Bill Billion Company Costs Foot Force Health-Care Last Made Should Taxpayers Their Wal-Mart Why Year]
Taxpayers deserve a government that harnesses technology to better serve the people. Matt Blunt
[ Better Deserve Government Serve Taxpayers Technology]
I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers - the American people. James Inhofe
[ American Children Class Completely Could Creating Dependent End Gay Looking Marriages Misplaced New Our Priorities State Taxpayers These Think Up Whole]
I ask the American people to consider the legacy this administration has handed us in the defense budget as we spend billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars without the tools and ability to track these dollars. Rick Larsen
[ Ability Administration American Ask Billions Budget Consider Defense Dollars Handed Legacy Spend Taxpayer These Tools Track Us Without]
Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice. Christopher Dodd
[ Am Correct Decision Deserve Else Everyone Irs Low-Income Please Practice Rights Same Target Taxpayers Unfair Wrong]
The Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants. Nathan Deal
[ Babies Billion Born Center Cost Each Expense Found Illegal Immigrants Immigration Large Part States Stems Studies Taxpayer United Year]
The Crime Victims Fund is distributed to service providers who assist millions of crime victims annually throughout our communities in a host of ways. It is paid for by fines levied on criminals, not taxpayers. Jim Costa
[ Annually Assist Communities Crime Criminals Distributed Fines Fund Host Levied Millions Our Paid Providers Service Taxpayers Throughout Victims Ways]
Taxpayers should not be coerced into giving up their privacy rights just to file their taxes. Melissa Bean
[ Coerced File Giving Into Just Privacy Rights Should Taxes Taxpayers Their Up]
Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach. Marsha Blackburn
[ Aliens American Amnesty Approach Benefits Border Calls Closer Efforts Far Fought Funded Illegal Nancy Our Pelosi Provide Rejected Republican Republicans Security Taxpayer Than]
So if we are really concerned about generating more taxes, we ought to be investing in our people, not taking away the kinds of resources that contribute to their ability to become greater taxpayers in this country. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Ability Away Become Concerned Contribute Country Generating Greater Investing Kinds More Ought Our Really Resources Taking Taxes Taxpayers Their]
As American taxpayers know too well, the tax code is incredibly complex and compliance is all to expensive. Jim Ramstad
[ American Code Complex Compliance Expensive Incredibly Know Tax Taxpayers Too Well]
Complacency by the watchdogs hurts both taxpayers and beneficiaries. Charles Grassley
[ Beneficiaries Both Complacency Hurts Taxpayers]
I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it. John Anderson
[ Been Being Created Depend Economy Flows How Jobs Just Know Many Much Perhaps Taxpayer Through Understanding Upon Wealth]
If we are to attract private investment, if we are to be able to make the legislature feel the moneys from taxpayers are being used properly, we must be ever vigilant of the duty to efficiently use all funds we receive. James E. Rogers
[ Able Attract Being Duty Efficiently Ever Feel Funds Investment Legislature Make Moneys Must Private Properly Receive Taxpayers Use Used Vigilant]
More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit. Tim Murphy
[ Advantage Benefit Child Couples Credit Enjoy Increased Lower Marriage Married Million More Parents Penalty Pennsylvania Rate Reduction Tax Taxpayers Than Will]
While there are no easy solutions to this problem, the Deficit Reduction Act gets us started in the right direction by beginning with the most obvious, commonsense reforms to save taxpayer dollars. Jim Ryun
[ Act Beginning Commonsense Deficit Direction Dollars Easy Gets Most Obvious Problem Reduction Reforms Right Save Solutions Started Taxpayer Us While]
Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state; however, without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense. Jeanne Kohl-Welles
[ Accountability Breaks Bringing Expense However Jobs Keeping Little Loopholes More Our Role Serve State Tax Taxpayers Than Vital Without]
Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions. John Boehner
[ Abortions Bill Care Democrats Health Make Mistake Vote Yes]
There's another way we are getting behind business - by sorting out the banks. Taxpayers bailed you out. Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start lending to Britain's small businesses. David Cameron
[ Another Bailed Banks Behind Britain Business Businesses Favour Getting Lending Now Out Repay Small Sorting Start Taxpayers Time Way]
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions. Stephen Harper
[ Canadian Cost Failed Fairness God Led Millions Produced Religion Taxpayers Unity Untold]
First, the security and privacy of sensitive taxpayer information is absolutely essential. Jim Ramstad
[ Absolutely Essential First Information Privacy Security Sensitive Taxpayer]
The American taxpayer should not be treated more shabbily than debtors from other nations and we should be encouraging other nations to help rebuild Iraq's economy. Hillary Clinton
[ American Debtors Economy Encouraging Help Iraq More Nations Other Rebuild Should Taxpayer Than Treated]
We're going to restructure the state government into a government that's responsive to the needs of New York state taxpayers. Carl Paladino
[ Going Government Into Needs New Responsive Restructure State Taxpayers York]
The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination. Ronald Reagan Work
[ Civil Examination Federal Government Service Someone Take Taxpayer Works]
What I want to do is create more taxpayers, not more taxes. Geoff Davis
[ Create More Taxes Taxpayers Want]
I've said we need to look at things from the perspective of working people and taxpayers, not from the perspective of government and government officials. Scott McCallum
[ Government Look Need Officials Perspective Said Taxpayers Things Working]
I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could. Kay Bailey Hutchison Government
[ Believed Better Could Ever Government Long Make Money Taxpayers Than Their Use]
The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration's Iraq misadventure. Let's give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let's bring our troops home. John Conyers
[ Administration American Bring Get Give Home Iraq More Need Our Out Penny Safely Send Should Supplies Taxpayers Troops]
My slogan when I ran was that there is no such thing as government money, there is only taxpayer's money, and that cut pretty deep. William Weld
[ Cut Deep Government Money Only Pretty Ran Slogan Such Taxpayer Thing]
When we leave money in the hands of taxpayers, they buy things, they pay taxes, they grow government. Ken Buck
[ Buy Government Grow Hands Leave Money Pay Taxes Taxpayers Things]
Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom. Bob Beauprez
[ Benefit Children Classroom Common Dollars Focus Keeping Our Resources Sense Should Taxpayers Teachers Tells Us]
Taxpayers will not stand for - nor should they - the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization. Peter Hain
[ Advertising Education Funding Nor Organization Party Political Poster Should Sites Stand Support Taxpayers Training Will]
The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see. Carly Fiorina
[ Agency Budget Every Everyone Fail Federal How Internet Just Know Meet Money Objectives Ought Percent Programs Put Released Report Said See Spent Taxpayer Their Think Truth Up Washington Which Why]
The legal right of a taxpayer to decrease the amount of what otherwise would be his taxes, or altogether avoid them, by means which the law permits, cannot be doubted. George Sutherland
[ Altogether Amount Avoid Cannot Decrease Doubted His Law Legal Means Otherwise Permits Right Taxes Taxpayer Them Which Would]
But the fact is, it's illegal for the Administration to spend North west taxpayers' money to develop this rate hike proposal, just so it can turn around and raise their energy rates. Maria Cantwell
[ Administration Around Develop Energy Fact Hike Illegal Just Money North Proposal Raise Rate Rates Spend Taxpayers Their Turn West]
Regulating and taxing marijuana would simultaneously save taxpayers billions of dollars in enforcement and incarceration costs, while providing many billions of dollars in revenue annually. George Soros
[ Annually Billions Costs Dollars Enforcement Incarceration Many Providing Regulating Revenue Save Simultaneously Taxing Taxpayers While Would]
Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun. Grover Norquist
[ Away Bum Businessman Cut Every Farmer Free-Market Gun High Him Interest Make Part Person Programs Put Rolls Small Subsidies Take Tax Taxes Taxpayer Time Vested Welfare Whereas]
Keeping a lid on taxes is not just good for the taxpayer. It's a powerful way to force government to be more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter. Let me repeat that: more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter - that's what we need to be about. Timothy Pawlenty
[ Accountable Force Good Government Just Keeping Lid More Need Powerful Priorities Repeat Set Smarter Spend Taxes Taxpayer Way]
Well, where is the money? Show me the money? Our allies have put up a few billion dollars, but the American taxpayer has been required to shoulder the burden of this war. Jim Cooper
[ Allies American Been Billion Burden Dollars Few Money Our Put Required Shoulder Show Taxpayer Up War Well Where]
Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror. Larry Craig
[ Being Carry Congress Dollars Effectively Everything Make Men Need Our Out Responsibility Responsibly Same Spent Sure Taxpayer Terror Time Uniform War Women]