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In September of 2014, Fix the Debt co-hosted The Dartmouth Summit to explore ways to improve Medicare. On February 26, reform recommendations stemming from the conference were released.
In its latest report, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says deficits will soon begin to rise again and debt remains on an unsustainable path. Read the highlights.
Partnering with The Concord Coalition, we have launched the First Budget initiative to raise public awareness of the dangers posed by the nation’s unsustainable budget policies and make solving this problem a high priority for the 2016 presidential candidates. Click to learn more and get involved.
The new year will bring some old budget battles back. Learn more.
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27 February 2015 - Congress faces yet another deadline and yet again is poised to go to the brink. That doesn’t bode well for the other budget deadlines lawmakers face this year.
26 February 2015 - Rising health care costs are one of the key drivers of the debt going forward. Fortunately, efforts are underway to make Medicare more efficient while improving how it serves its vital purpose.
23 February 2015 - President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Now it’s Congress’ turn to come up with a budget plan.
19 February 2015 - We celebrate Chinese New Year today as we begin the Year of the Goat. Though it seems like every year recently has been a year of goats.
18 February 2015 - With Mardi Gras having come to an end, many of us are nursing serious hangovers. As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis, debt overhang is a serious problem threatening many countries, as a new report points out.
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