The 113th Congress ended with lawmakers finally agreeing to (mostly) fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year.
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19 December 2014 - As 2014 draws to a close, we want to take a look back and thank everyone who has supported the effort. The Fix the Debt Campaign continues to grow and to lead the way in advancing responsible policies that put the country on a strong fiscal and economic course. Here are just a few of our accomplishments.
19 December 2014 - The 113th Congress came to an end this week with the passage of the government spending bill known as the “cromnibus” as one of its last acts. It was one of the primary accomplishments of this Congress, which says a lot about the quantity and quality of its work.
18 December 2014 - The just-concluded Congress is being chided for being one of the least-productive ever. The lack of action on the most important issues facing the country has reached epic levels, but is not new, a point that was reinforced recently by an updated report.
16 December 2014 - The recent drama over renewing about 55 tax breaks has drawn new attention to the problems with the U.S. tax code. Meanwhile, key policymakers are moving in the direction of reforming the tax system.