Tim Chesnut

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10:45 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

U.S. Senate Hopefuls Talk Budgets

At a debate in Riverton Thursday night, candidates for U.S. Senate offered up their suggestions for balancing the federal budget. Contenders for the U.S. Senate seat were asked how they would avoid jumping off the proverbial fiscal cliff if elected to office.

Democratic nominee Tim Chesnut said the government needs to limit its spending overseas, cut fiscal programs, micromanage the budget for even relatively small expenditures like travel, and cut U-N costs, among other measures.

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