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As football fans prepare for the upcoming rivalry games, let’s all root for a victory over one of our biggest rivals, the national debt. Share this graphic with your fellow fans!
Recent polls make clear that deficits/debt are a major concern for Americans and that they are willing to accept tough choices as part of a comprehensive approach to put the country on the right track.
Endorse the Citizens' Plan to Fix the Debt – a set of common sense ideas to find common ground on long-term budgetary issues.
Perilous fiscal deadlines still remain, they just have been pushed back, as our updated infographic illustrates. Only a comprehensive plan will cease the endless deadlines.
Updates From Louisianasee more »
05 December 2013 - With just over a week before the December 13 deadline to report a deal, negotiators reportedly are closing in a budget agreement.
26 November 2013 - Americans are becoming increasingly frustrated with the inability of Washington to get anything done. Perhaps policymakers will become inspired as they watch the big games this week.
25 November 2013 - As policymakers negotiate over the nation’s finances, a new poll shows that Americans see the federal budget situation impacting them personally. Voters also have little faith that a budget deal will be reached.
22 November 2013 - The budget conference committee is talking short-term while at least one senator is thinking medium. These are positive developments, but we need to be looking at the long-term.
20 November 2013 - There’s been lots of talk about health care as of late. But there needs to be a discussion beyond websites and who gets to keep their insurance. Reducing the growth of health care costs will be critical to fixing the debt.
Melancon Critiques Government Gridlock
Charlie Melancon on the Jim Engster Show
Our National Debt is Real and Growing
Livingston: Time to Fix the Debt Is Now
Livingston Says Congress and White House Must Address the Budget
Mayor Landrieu joins bi-partisan effort to reign in national debt