Press Room

Oct 05 2011

Dr. Coburn Launches “Back in Black” Online Survey

Vote on How YOU Want Congress to Cut Spending, Reduce the Deficit and Balance the Budget

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In a newly launched public poll, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) invites the American people to vote on specific spending cuts and budget savings proposals outlined in a $9 trillion deficit reduction plan, “Back in Black”. From eliminating tax expenditures to reforming entitlement programs and targeting waste at the Pentagon, poll participants can tell Washington what their priorities are when it comes to cutting spending and deficit reduction.

“Real spending cuts require specific recommendations, which I have tried to provide. Even if only half of these recommendations were adopted we could revive our economy and avert an economic catastrophe. But those of us in Congress who want to cut spending need your help. By allowing us to see how you want spending prioritized, we will be able to do the work we were elected to do by offering savings recommendations,” Dr. Coburn said.

The “Back in Black” spending cuts poll, featured on, provides several recommendations in each area of federal spending. By clicking on each deficit reduction proposal you would support as a part of any effort to balance the federal budget, your vote will be processed and accounted for. There is no limit to the number of proposals that can be checked. To learn more about each individual proposal, please see the original Back in Black report, which describes each recommendation in full.

To start voting, click: here


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