Fiscal Policy in the News

CRFB Co-Chair Bill Frenzel to Host Online Chat

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Bill Frenzel will host an online chat conversation, 
tomorrow, run by the Brookings Institution....

CRFB Co-Chair Bill Frenzel to Speak at Brookings

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Bill Frenzel is speaking about the budget deficit at The Brookings Institution
tomorrow. Frenzel...
Aug 31, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Wash Post and FT Call For Medium-Term Deficit Reduction Plan

Recently, both the Washington Post (Bad-News Budget) and the Financial Times (Fiscal Challenges for a Recovering US) have written excellent...
Aug 26, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

NewsHour Budget Segment

MacGuineas, Guha, and Wessel on the NEWSHOUR, on the reappointment of Bernanke and the new budget numbers.
Aug 19, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Buffett Warns Against Rising Debt-to-GDP Ratio

Warren Buffett has written in the New York Times that significant levels of U.S. spending will prove to pose problems for our economy and currency...
Aug 14, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Obama Economic Advisor Appears on The Daily Show

Austan Goolsbee, chief economist of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board appears below on the Daily Show with John Stewart. Goolsbee...

Taxing the Middle Class

August 4 - Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reiterated the administration's pledge not to raise taxes on Americans earning less...
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Obama Interview with the Washington Post

July 24 - Read Fred Hiatt's excellent interview with President Obama on health care reform and the need to deal with the fiscal crisis....
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NEC Director Summers at Peterson Institute

July 17 - President Obama's chief economic adviser Lawrence Summers spoke today to the Peterson Institute for International Economics on "...

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