While the rest of us labored to meet today’s tax filing deadline, lawmakers have not been so diligent in improving the tax code.
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16 April 2014 - As many of us rushed to file our tax returns on Tuesday, forgotten was another April 15 deadline. And our representatives dropped the ball on that one.
15 April 2014 - While the rest of us labored to meet today’s tax filing deadline, lawmakers have not been so diligent in improving the tax code.
14 April 2014 - New budget numbers are out, but the story remains the same as it has been as of late: deficits will drop over the next couple of years, only to return to trillion-dollar levels within ten years.
14 April 2014 - There was lots of talk last week about the budget, but there was little movement towards bipartisan agreement on a way forward for the country.
08 April 2014 - Americans have a lot to say about the nation’s fiscal outlook and what it means to them. Through Fix the Debt, their voices are being heard.
07 April 2014 - The news out of Washington nowadays mostly revolves around the deep partisan divide and the inability to get virtually anything done. Fortunately, the story is more encouraging elsewhere. As illustrated by a recent event in California, Fix the Debt is working with lawmakers and other partners to promote an informed discussion of our fiscal challenges and bipartisan collaboration towards concrete solutions.
28 March 2014 - Since the beginning of the year Congress has been struggling to extend emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits. Paying for the extension has been a key sticking point. Now a brief extension is moving that will increase the national debt.
27 March 2014 - Many of us are closely following the action in the NCAA basketball tournament and may have a small financial stake in the outcome. But there is little-noticed madness happening in Washington that can have a far bigger impact on our fiscal future.