Former State Senate President and Fix the Debt—Maine Co-Chair Rick Bennett joined a diverse group of concerned individuals from across the country.
The health care debate returned. See why addressing health care in a sensible way can help fix the debt.
With children back to school, it's a good time to get educated on the federal budget and national debt. Take our crash course and test your knowledge with our quizzes.
The national debt forecast is troubling, especially when put in human terms. Follow Hope as she grows up with debt.
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Health Care Debate Includes Many Prescriptions, But No Obvious Antidote to Cure U.S. Health Care Ills
22 September 2017 - Health care returned to the spotlight as Republicans tried one last time to replace Obamacare and many Democrats rallied around legislation to make the federal government the sole health care insurer.
19 September 2017 - In light of the gross national debt charging past $20 trillion last week, you would think that the folks in Washington would get the hint and start fixing the debt. Unfortunately, they are considering moving in the opposite direction and piling on our already unsustainable debt.
15 September 2017 - Policymakers should reform the debt ceiling instead of repealing it.
15 September 2017 - The United States just hit a sad milestone as the gross national debt exceeded $20 trillion. Although that isn’t the best measure of the nation’s debt burden, it is serving a useful purpose by drawing attention to the fact that the debt is at record levels and growing unsustainably.
15 September 2017 - The Campaign to Fix the Debt mourns the recent passing of former Senator Pete V. Domenici.
Shutdown's Roots a Distraction from Nation's Core Problems
America's Debt: Where a Democrat, Republican, See Eye-to-Eye
Baldacci, Bennett Join Forces for Fix the Debt Day of Action
Baldacci lobbies for debt action in Washington
Governor John Baldacci talks about how to fix the $16 trillion national debt...
Former Gov. Baldacci talks about tacking the $16 trillion debt...
An opportunity to ‘Fix the Debt’
Why it matters
"It's going to take strong will, effective leadership, and a renewed spirit of bipartisanship from our leaders in Washington to address one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The time for action is now if we're to…Ambassador Tony Garza
The pressure is on Congress to address our growing debt if we want to avoid the fiscal cliff. Congress has to address this now – there is no time to wait. It is time for our elected leaders to…Harry Prestanski
Our country stands as a beacon of liberty and hope for people around the world. I care because I’m afraid of a world where these values are diminished because of our government’s inability to function. Fiscal stability and responsible…Michael Taylor
"As a businessman and former elected official, I am worried about Congress’ ability to reach a national debt deal. If we continue to ignore this growing problem, our economy will suffer the consequences. We can expect slower growth, lower…Rick Bennett