19 Total Quotes

Rob Simmons Quotes

I will vote against any bill that takes Social Security tax dollars and diverts them to any other purpose than Social Security benefits.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician #Purpose

The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That's wrong, and that's why the double tax on Social Security must end.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician #Hard Work

There's been a lot said about Social Security reform. What has been left out of the debate is the double tax on Social Security benefits. I believe it's time to get rid of a tax that punishes seniors and discourages work and retirement savings.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician #Debate

I remain opposed to changes the bill would make to food stamps, Medicaid, student loan programs and payments to help states enforce child support agreements,
Rob Simmons
#Food

We've got to help small businesses because they are the backbone of our economy. We've got to increase opportunities for everyone and we can do that by helping women and minority-owned businesses.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician

We gave the commission facts,
Rob Simmons
#Facts

We gave the commission facts, ... We went from criterion to criterion to criterion and proved them wrong at every point.
Rob Simmons
#Facts

The Silent Service is all together too silent, ... It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance of the Silent Service to our national security.
Rob Simmons
#Service

The reason we won was because we were a team -- Team Connecticut was the dream team,
Rob Simmons
#Reason

Completing Route 11 is first and foremost about public safety.
Rob Simmons
#Safety

We're quickly moving to the point where we will have no military bases in the Northeast, and this undermines support for the military. We are a nation of citizen soldiers.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician

General Newton was our hero, ... And, when the chairman said he strongly supported the motion boy, that was a great relief.
Rob Simmons
#Hero

Indictments of any kind are serious. That being said, let's not forget that an indictment is not a conviction. We still have due process in this country.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician

My opponents attitude is, 'If it moves, tax it, if it keeps moving, regulate it and when it stops, subsidize it.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician

The best governor in the world is the person who never really planned to be governor.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician

The Silent Service is all together too silent. It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance of the Silent Service to our national security.
Rob Simmons
#American Politician