The next president will want to hit the ground running when he or she takes office, but growing national debt may bring any ambitious plans quickly down to earth. And the media is starting to take notice.
The field of presidential candidates seems to grow almost every day, and so does support for making the debt a priority in the campaign.
The latest deadline facing Congress involves funding for building and improving our roads. The recent past doesn’t offer much hope for the sort of solution we need, but there are plenty of options to get us there.
We have a federal budget. Now it’s time to focus on funding the government responsibly.
No sooner does Congress deal with one fiscal matter when the next one appears just around the corner.