WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the floor today regarding several FY14 budget amendments. Blunt has introduced or co-sponsored a number of amendments, including:
  • Carbon Tax Amendment: Blunt filed an amendment to protect Americans from energy price spikes and significant job loss by providing a point of order against a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions. U.S. Senators John Thune (S.D.), John Cornyn (Texas), and Pat Roberts (Kan.) are co-sponsors. To read the amendment, click here.
  • Manufacturing Cost-Benefit Amendment: Blunt filed an amendment to ensure federal agencies adequately consider the direct and indirect impact of newly proposed regulations on American manufacturing as part of their cost-benefit analysis. To read the amendment, click here.
  • Death Tax Amendment: Blunt co-sponsored Thune’s amendment to eliminate the death tax, which hurts the very people who feed our nation and the world, and serves as a devastating blow to farmers and ranchers who are trying to transition from one generation to the next. To read the amendment, click here.
  • Charitable Giving Amendment: Blunt co-sponsored Thune’s amendment to protect against new limits on the charitable giving, which would be used to pay for the Democrats’ $1.5 trillion tax hike. To read the amendment, click here.
  • Marketplace Fairness Amendment: Blunt co-sponsored an amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Wyo.), which levels the playing field for Main Street retailers and allows states to collect sales taxes that they are already owed from out-of-state and online businesses. To read the amendment, click here.
  • Drilling On Federal Lands Amendment: Blunt co-sponsored an amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) to create jobs, generate new revenues, and bolster energy security by increasing oil and natural gas production on federal land and waters. To read the amendment, click here.
CLICK HERE To Watch Senator Blunt’s Remarks On The Charitable Giving, Death Tax, & Carbon Tax Amendments CLICK  HERE To Watch Senator Blunt’s Remarks On The Marketplace Fairness
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