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As children are heading back to school, it's a good time to get educated on the national debt. Our resources answer your basic questions and promote an informed discussion.
There are many myths about the national debt. We tackle them with the facts in our latest publication.
Lawmakers are home during the August Recess. We provide the tools for you to let them know you want them to fix the debt.
High national debt will directly impact each of us and our families. Our latest brief lays out the ways we will be affected.
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02 September 2014 - Yesterday we celebrated Labor Day. Congress continues to observe the holiday as its recess lasts until next week. There is a lot of work to do, not just for lawmakers, but for the rest of us as well. Fortunately, we provide the tools to help you convince your representatives to get the job done.
02 September 2014 - With all the numbers being thrown around, talking about the federal budget and national debt can seem like being back in algebra class. Let’s break down some of those figures.
28 August 2014 - Recent falling budget deficits have caused some to question whether the national debt is still a problem (we previously covered the difference between the deficit and debt). But the long-term debt remains a serious issue and starting to deal with it sooner rather than later has palpable benefits.
28 August 2014 - Maya MacGuineas takes Crossroads GPS to task in a Wall Street Journal “Think Tank” column for running ads attacking Democrats for supporting Simpson-Bowles. The right has long bemoaned the lack of support on the left for entitlement reform, but now is criticizing those Democrats who support reform as part of a comprehensive debt deal.
27 August 2014 - On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the August update of its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. The latest numbers confirm what the budget watchdog has been saying as of late – that deficits will come down in the next couple of years, but will then begin rising again and the national debt continues to be on an unsustainable course.
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