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Congress missed another 'Fiscal Speed Bump' deadline and the bill that passed the House is costly. Lawmakers can do better.
An op-ed from former South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges says "both parties shy away from the issue that most impacts the middle class: the national debt." Read more.
Congress went to the brink with the latest fiscal deadline and there are more yet to come.
The presidential campaign essentially kicked off with the first major formal announcement. And our First Budget initiative will make sure candidates address the debt on the trail.
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01 April 2015 - Former Congressmen Leonard Boswell and Thomas Tauke led an interactive federal budget workshop on Tuesday, where participants worked in small groups to discuss several policy alternatives to see if they could reduce the deficit.
31 March 2015 - Congress is close to agreeing on a permanent fix preventing steep cuts in Medicare payments to physicians. Unfortunately, lawmakers are inclined to add to the debt in enacting a ‘doc fix.’
26 March 2015 - Congress is busy crafting a federal budget for the coming fiscal year this week. The outcome could have profound implications for the congressional agenda for the rest of the year as well as for the national debt for years to come.
24 March 2015 - What likely will be a long line of formal presidential campaign announcements began Monday with the launch of the candidacy of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). And Fix the Debt is working hard to ensure that all candidates will seriously talk about the national debt on the campaign trail.
23 March 2015 - Last week, Fix the Debt hosted a bipartisan group of nearly 20 former lawmakers to discuss fiscal issues currently facing Congress.
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