spending cuts

O'Rourke called for 'significant' spending cuts for US in 2012

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke campaigned during his 2012 congressional race on a platform that called for "significant" spending cuts and tax increases to balance the federal budget, along with possibly changing Social Security to address the United States' "extravagant government" and "out of control" debt.

Looming federal cuts would affect Meals on Wheels

Beloit Meals on Wheels served 23,203 meals in 2011

With a deadline looming for $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts, thousands of seniors are at risk of losing the daily meal from programs like Meals on Wheels.