Former State Senate President and Fix the Debt—Maine Co-Chair Rick Bennett joined a diverse group of concerned individuals from across the country.
President Trump unveiled his "skinny budget." We provide the basics on what it means.
Our Maya MacGuineas, along with Bob Bixby of the Concord Coalition, write in the Des Moines Register that President Trump's first budget needs more. They offer suggestions.
A strong state of the union will require a strong approach to addressing high and rising national debt. Here’s a look at the State of the Debt.
Ahead of President Trump releasing his first budget, tell him it must address the national debt.
Updates From Mainesee more »
29 March 2017 - As recent polls show that voters and the business community what steps to fix the debt, we give President Trump five good reasons to get started.
21 March 2017 - President Trump’s new budget outline lacks many details and doesn’t cover most government spending.
16 March 2017 - If we needed any reminder that the national debt is a serious problem that needs fixing, we got several this week. Here’s a quick recap of the recent developments and what they mean.
15 March 2017 - Interest rates are on the rise again. See what that could mean for investments like education, infrastructure, and basic research.
15 March 2017 - The debt ceiling goes back in force after Wednesday. We have answers to your key questions about it.
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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