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The deficit has decreased. But it's only come partially down from record highs and will soon begin to rise again.
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22 October 2014 - As we observe nearly three decades since the last major tax reform, some key members of Congress are starting to talk about the possibility of tax reform next year. It’s long overdue and would be a major accomplishment that could help change the narrative about dysfunction in Washington and pave the way for a comprehensive plan to fix the debt.
16 October 2014 - The focus on this week’s fiscal year-end numbers from the Treasury Department was on the $483 billion federal budget deficit, which is low compared to recent years. However, it is important to look at the numbers behind that topline figure in order to get a true gauge of the country’s financial situation.
15 October 2014 - The deficit is down, but by no means out.
10 October 2014 - Fix the Debt has been spreading the message of fiscal responsibility across the country. Last week took us to Wisconsin.
07 October 2014 - Election Day is exactly four weeks from today. Control of Congress is at stake, which will influence the agenda for the next two years. And efforts are underway to make sure that candidates articulate how they will address our fiscal challenges.
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