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As the presidential campaign moves to New Hampshire, a new report from our First Budget initiative finds that although most presidential candidates have acknowledged the debt problem, most proposals fall short in addressing it. See more.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released its latest budget and economic forecast for the next decade. The numbers aren’t pretty. The budget deficit is predicted to start growing again this year. And the already grim debt projections are now even worse than before. Read more.
If you have kids, if you‘re planning your retirement, if you own a small business, the recent report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office should scare you. Here are 5 ways Congress should respond.
President Obama talked about the long term in his final State of the Union address, and strengthening his fiscal legacy is key to long-term prosperity and stability. We suggest 7 ways he can do it.
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05 February 2016 - The latest official forecast predicts federal deficits and debt will increase this year and continue growing. National debt held by the public is expected to reach $14 trillion this year, which is equal to about $112,000 per American household, and will continuing growing. As our latest infographic illustrates, high and rising debt will affect us all.
27 January 2016 - The official budget and economic forecast from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office shows that the era of declining deficits is over. And the already unsustainable national debt path is now even worse.
25 January 2016 - The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest budget and economic forecast for the next decade, and it isn't pretty. The budget deficit is predicted to start growing again this year after a few years of decline. And the already grim debt projections are now even worse than before.
22 January 2016 - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie became the latest in a long line of presidential candidates to sit down and answer questions about his budget and economic plans on our Fiscal Fridays television interview program.
18 January 2016 - As the presidential campaign kicks into a higher gear, Fix the Debt is also gearing up its efforts to get the candidates talking about the national 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