State of Mississippi secondary Archives: on Budget & Economy


Chris McDaniel: Federal spending crowds out private investment

Q: Economy: Support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

Mike Espy (D): Yes. Supports federal spending on infrastructure, broadband & childcare, to grow the economy.

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R): Mixed. Sees value in federal spending on local projects. But "controlling spending" is a priority.

Chris McDaniel (R): No. Federal spending "crowds out private investment & discourages economic growth."

Source: 2018 CampusElect Guide on MS Senate Special Election Oct 9, 2018

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Fiscal conservative who cut spending and didn't borrow

Cindy led the fight to protect private property rights against eminent domain abuses and was a strong supporter of tort reform which ended lawsuit abuse in Mississippi, paving the way for more jobs and new businesses locating in Mississippi. She also supported fiscally conservative budget initiatives. When the recession hit America, Mississippi's budget was deeply impacted. Cindy helped craft a balanced budget by cutting spending, not borrowing more money.
Source: Clarion-Ledger OpEd on 2018 MS Senate Special Election Mar 23, 2018

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