Elko commissioners speak out on national debt | Government and Politics

 Elko commissioners speak out on national debt | Government and Politics

ELKO – Elko County Commissioners want their congressional delegation to know they oppose spending bills weaving through Congress that would increase the nation’s debt, and they voted to send a letter to the delegation outlining their concerns.

“Elko County Board of Commissioners is imploring you to oppose the various spending bills making their way through Congress. The future of our nation depends on you in Congress ending this insane deficit spending,” the letter states.

“Even without the new bills you are currently considering, our national debt is inching toward $29 trillion. Before supporting any bill that adds to that deficit, stop and think what that number means,” the commissioners chose to tell the delegation.

“The national debt is getting crazy,” said Chairman Jon Karr, and Commissioner Cliff Eklund said at the commissioners Nov. 3…

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