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Medicare turns 50 on July 30. Our latest infographic examines the challenges it faces.
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16 July 2015 - It seems like little goes smoothly in Washington nowadays, but things could get particularly bumpy in the coming weeks and months as policymakers face a number of deadlines that can affect the national debt.
09 July 2015 - Once again, Congress faces a fast approaching deadline to maintain funding for highway projects. The options are there for a long-term solution. Will lawmakers take the sensible course, or will they kick the can down the road again?
07 July 2015 - Lawmakers are back from a congressional recess and face a number of pressing issues, including several budget-related deadlines. How these fiscal speedbumps are addressed will significantly impact the nation’s financial situation. Our updated infographic illustrates the deadlines ahead.
01 July 2015 - Congress and the White House continue to largely ignore the country’s fiscal problems amid the latest warning from the Congressional Budget Office regarding our unsustainable debt path and how it will endanger the economy. Yet, there is plenty of support for action among those who understand what’s at stake, and there are lots of ideas to work with.
26 June 2015 - After a First Budget volunteer asked former Florida Governor Jeb Bush in Iowa about how he would address the national debt in his first budget if elected president, he began his answer by stating: “I see you all over and welcome you.”
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