Gross national debt officially surpassed the dubious milestone of $20 trillion. We have what you need to know, including facts, a debt clock, an infographic, a statement from our co-chairs, and an op-ed.
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19 September 2017 - In light of the gross national debt charging past $20 trillion last week, you would think that the folks in Washington would get the hint and start fixing the debt. Unfortunately, they are considering moving in the opposite direction and piling on our already unsustainable debt.
15 September 2017 - Policymakers should reform the debt ceiling instead of repealing it.
15 September 2017 - The United States just hit a sad milestone as the gross national debt exceeded $20 trillion. Although that isn’t the best measure of the nation’s debt burden, it is serving a useful purpose by drawing attention to the fact that the debt is at record levels and growing unsustainably.
07 September 2017 - It’s back-to-school time for families across the country and Congress is back to work on several issues that could affect the country’s bottom line for a very long time. So, this is a good time to take a crash course on the federal budget and national debt.