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Common sense: borrow in tough times, but then pay it back

Beers told KNPR's State of Nevada that the most important thing he would bring with him to Washington, if he was elected, is "economic common sense."

"As I look at what goes on in Washington, D.C., that is a component that is largely absent," Beers said. The councilman says he believes the government can borrow during tough economic times but it must pay it back. "So for 80 years, we've spent more than we've taken in and I believe that injures us and it will definitely injure our children and it will really injure our grandchildren," Beers said.

He said local and state government are restrained from wild spending but the federal government doesn't have the same restraint. "It's just common sense. You can't do this," Beers said.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal coverage of 2016 Nevada Senate race , May 6, 2015

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