New Daines Ad: No Balanced Budget, No Paycheck

Ad highlights Daines’ first bill: If Congress doesn’t balance the budget, they don’t get paid.

BOZEMAN, Mont.— Steve Daines today released a new ad highlighting his first bill in Congress, which works to bring accountability to Washington and get the nation’s spending under control by focusing on one simple principle: if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid.

In “Paycheck,” a 30-second ad that will be aired statewide, Daines discusses his Balanced Budget Accountability Act, which holds Congress accountable to the American people by requiring Congress pass a budget that will balance in ten years, or members won’t get paid.

“The very first bill I introduced was called the Balanced Budget Accountability Act. It says if Congress doesn’t balance the budget, then they shouldn’t get paid,” Daines states. “No balanced budget, no paycheck.”

Daines, who spent 28 years in business and helped grow RightNow Technologies into Bozeman’s largest commercial employer, adds: “In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. But that’s not how it works in Washington.”

Click here to view ad.

Daines’ Balanced Budget Accountability Act reflects Daines’ work for more jobs and less government by implementing commonsense Montana principles that protect hardworking taxpayers and make elected officials accountable to the people they serve. The bill requires Congress to pass a budget that will balance in ten years, or members will see their pay terminated.

“Paycheck” may be viewed here.

The full script of “Paycheck” is below:

Steve Daines: I’m Steve Daines. I spent 28 years in business, creating jobs.

In the real world, if you don’t do your job you don’t get paid. But that’s not how it works in Washington.

That’s why the very first bill I introduced was called the Balanced Budget Accountability Act. It says if Congress doesn’t balance the budget, then they shouldn’t get paid.

No balanced budget, no paycheck.

I’m Steve Daines and I approved this message because Washington needs accountability and some Montana commonsense.

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ABOUT STEVE

Steve Daines is a fifth generation Montanan, life-long sportsman and father of four serving the people of Montana in Congress. Steve is committed to always putting Montana first as he works to bring real change to Washington and fights for common sense solutions to get our country back on track. Learn More.

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