Former State Senate President and Fix the Debt—Maine Co-Chair Rick Bennett joined a diverse group of concerned individuals from across the country.
As Republicans gather in Cleveland, Ohio for their national convention, here are four reasons why fixing the debt should be a priority.
A new report is showing a spotlight on how the candidates' promises will affect the debt and it is generating lots of attention. See what is being said and help keep the momentum going.
The latest report from the officials who oversee Social Security shows why sustainable solvency should be the first priority for enhancing Social Security.
See how rising national debt affects you. You may be surprised.
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22 July 2016 - Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia is the choice of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to be her Vice President. Here are some fiscal facts about Tim Kaine.
15 July 2016 - Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been selected by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to be his pick for Vice President. Here are six fiscal facts about Mike Pence.
13 July 2016 - It’s not easy nowadays to stand for making Social Security financially sound. It’s much easier to make grandiose (and expensive) promises to expand benefits for everyone, even though the funding is insufficient. Fortunately, there are some in Congress with the courage to put forward a plan that responsibly strengthens Social Security and will prevent the abrupt and steep benefit cut that all recipients will face when the trust fund becomes insolvent.
12 July 2016 - The long-term budget outlook is bleak unless we change course, according to the new official forecast.
08 July 2016 - Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and David Perdue (R-GA) recently unveiled legislation that would create a bipartisan commission every four years to recommend policies to control deficits and national debt.
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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