Max Baucus Quotes

23 Max Baucus quotes:

"I'm traveling to the disaster area in person because I want to help out in any way I can, ... Our relief package is one more way Americans can come together to help our friends and neighbors on the Gulf Coast."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"I doubt that many minds are changed by the statements but nevertheless the statements are insightful,"
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"excellent news for Red Lodge and will be a real shot in the arm for local businesses and the economy."
"We should proceed with caution. We should protect the resources we now have."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Caution Quotes
"I am concerned about the fate of the bill. Although many of its policies are sound, I am not confident that most will survive a conference with the House."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"We must do all we can to help the relief effort, ... We are just now beginning to realize the scale of this tragedy."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"Good for you, Gov. Blanco, ... This is not about blame, this is about how we get this job done. I appreciate your response."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"These people need help. They need to know Congress is doing something, too."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"We've cleared the next to the last hurdle. I would be very surprised if the Congress didn't sign off on the this plan, but we must continue to ride herd to make sure that it does."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"a true definition of compromise -- a little give, a little take."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"We've got a choice here. It's either vote for this or try to amend it. And if we try to amend it, we're going to be back where we've been for the last five months. That is, doing a lot of talking and not much action. I regret that, but that's the situation we're faced with."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"The future is so uncertain. And each passing year, it is more difficult to operate other bases compared to ours."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"[Noting that both firms sell to the government, Grassley charged them with] evading U.S. taxes and making profits off the taxes of middle-class Americans who are paying their taxes honestly. ... in effect, renouncing their U.S. citizenship to cut their taxes."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"What Hurricane Katrina destroyed in hours will take years to rebuild, ... The public expects the government to be careful with taxpayer dollars and put them to use in a smart and practical manner."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"[Earlier this week, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) introduced legislation that would force Grace, now under bankruptcy court protection, to create a $250 million health care trust fund for Libby's asbestos victims before it emerges from bankruptcy proceedings.] We've always feared Grace would bail out of their health care responsibilities, ... That's why we must continue to hold Grace's feet to the fire in every way we can."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"You're entitled to Medicaid regardless of your income. Don't worry about your health care."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"We're not making much progress."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Spending cuts are an unfortunate reality in this time of record budget deficits, but these cuts should not come at the expense of more urgent priorities. Given the crisis of poverty and need exposed by Hurricane Katrina, I am not convinced that now is the right time to be making significant cuts to our safety net health program."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"The truth is we cannot have it all. There is a deficit problem. Something will have to give."
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"This is a big victory for drug dealers,"
Author: Baucus Quotes Category: Victory Quotes

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