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John Carney on Principles & Values

 

 


Delawareans are willing to chip in and help, if all do

I know that all of you in the General Assembly are tired of sitting here year after year talking about how we can climb out of another budget hole. Some things are beyond our control, but this one is not. It's within our power to put ourselves on a more sustainable financial footing. My budget does that, and I look forward to working with each of you on your ideas to do the same. What I will not do is use budget gimmicks or one-time fixes to bail us out, only to be right back here next year giving the same speech.

At our budget town hall in Milford, a gentleman stood up and said to me, "As long as government's cutting costs and doing more with less, I'm willing to pay a little bit more. But it's got to be a fair trade."

I heard this sentiment echoed up and down the state. Delawareans are willing to chip in and help with our budget problem, as long as their neighbors are asked to do the same. My budget is built on this principle of shared sacrifice.

Source: 2017 Delaware State of the State address , Mar 30, 2017

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