The federal budget for next year is well behind schedule and a deadline to avoid a government shutdown is fast approaching. Learn all you need to know about what should happen and what is at stake.
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10 August 2017 - As you plan that last trip for the summer, we have some reading suggestions.
03 August 2017 - It’s no secret that policymakers in Washington are having a hard time getting things done. They will need to turn things around soon as they face critical matters in which failure would have serious consequences, such as passing a federal budget, agreeing on government spending in order to avoid a government shutdown, and raising the debt limit in order to avert a national default. Fortunately, there is a way forward.
26 July 2017 - The Charleston Post and Courier recently published an editorial highlighting the important work being done by the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
21 July 2017 - Things are hot and heavy in Washington in the middle of summer with lots of action on issues affecting the budget and debt. The forecast calls for deficits and debt to rise considerably but the outlook for producing next year’s budget remains unclear. Here’s your fix for the latest developments on the federal budget and national debt.
Ways to Fix the Debt
Debt is Rising