Inaction and postponed deadlines have created a gathering storm where Congress and the President must address four remaining Fiscal Speed Bumps before the end of the year.
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28 August 2015 - When it comes to the deficit, budget watchdogs are saying of the current trajectory, “what goes down must come up.”
21 August 2015 - Things are quiet in Washington now as Congress enjoys its August recess. But storms are brewing on the horizon that may converge by the end of the year. Our latest infographic illustrates the turbulence ahead.
14 August 2015 - Social Security’s 80th birthday is a good time to look at the challenges that must be overcome so that it can effectively see at least 80 more years. Our new infographic and brief highlight issues that must be addressed to secure Social Security for future generations.
11 August 2015 - The presidential campaign can be an excellent opportunity to engage in a frank, constructive dialogue about the nation's fiscal challenges and what to do about them. Of course, it is much easier to rely on well-worn myths than to explain complex concepts and propose ideas that voters may not like. That’s why we, along with our partners at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, created Fiscal FactChecker: 16 Budget Myths to Watch Out for in the 2016 Campaign.
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