Devising a sensible, sustainable deficit reduction plan has not been easy, but that’s not for a lack of ideas. In fact, a new report details over 100 options.
The budget conference committee convened its second formal meeting on Wednesday where members heard the latest on the budget challenges ahead. If they didn’t recognize it before, they have no doubt now that the stakes are high and action is required.
As the budget conference committee continues its work, one of the key issues facing the panel involves defense spending. How the matter is addressed will be critical to determining if a budget deal can be reached.
The budget conference committee charged with devising a budget for the rest of the fiscal year, and hopefully a longer term plan, holds its second formal meeting Wednesday at 10 a.m. Many think this committee will fare no better than previous efforts to address our budget challenges. We give you a chance to let the conference leaders know you expect more.
The budget conference committee convenes its second public meeting on Wednesday, where it will hear testimony from expert witnesses. As the conferees deliberate, we offer three frameworks in our Citizens’ Plan to Fix the Debt for a potential deal.
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