Happy New Year! A new year, Congress, and presidential administration mean it’s a good time for some New Year’s resolutions to move us in a new direction. We have some ideas when it comes to the federal budget and national debt based on the resolutions many of us are making now.
With deficits and national debt on the rise, Congress invited us to offer some guidance. Campaign to Fix the Debt co-chair Judd Gregg, steering committee member Alice Rivlin, and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Mitch Daniels testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.
Some politicians are proposing to dramatically expand Social Security benefits for all future retirees no matter their income. That promise may be good election year politics, but is it really the best use of scarce taxpayer dollars?
Fix the Debt announced its 2016 Fiscal Heroes Wednesday at a very well attended reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
A roundup of recent developments that affect the national debt…and you.