Watch Maya MacGuineas discuss the latest long-term budget numbers from the Congressional Budget Office and what they mean.
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17 July 2014 - The Campaign to Fix the Debt was launched two years ago today on July 17, 2012. In that short period of time a lot has happened and some progress has been made in getting America’s finances under control. Yet, we were recently reminded that there is still a great deal of work to be done to put the country on a sound course.
16 July 2014 - The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget released a paper Monday called, “The Budget Act at 40: Time for a Tune Up?” The CRFB paper focused on structural weaknesses of the Budget Act, dividing the problems into three areas: lack of transparency, accountability, and long-term focus. Similar concerns were echoed at a panel discussion hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center on Tuesday, “The Budget Act at 40: Midlife Crisis?”
15 July 2014 - Just as we were getting good news about falling deficits, a new report demonstrates that looking further out tells a much different story.
10 July 2014 - We may not think as much about how high national debt affects us and our families directly. The fact is that the personal impact is quite significant.
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