Fiscal Policy in the News

Sep 14, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fiscal Commission Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson on Meet The Press

CRFB Board Members, Fix the Debt Campaign Co-Founders and Fiscal Commission Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson recently appeared on Meet The...
Aug 16, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

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A week ago, the Campaign to Fix the Debt launched the "Citizen's Petition to Fix the Debt," demanding that Congressional leaders and the...
Aug 13, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Former Senator Gregg and Caterpillar CEO Oberhelman Call on Washington to Fix the Debt

On Friday, we heard from two allies in the fight to put our nation’s fiscal house in order and fix the debt. In a C-SPAN interview, former...
Jun 26, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Supreme Contempt Edition

Decisions, Decisions – Washington waits with bated breath for the Supreme Court to rule Thursday on the constitutionality of the Affordable...
Jun 19, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Deadlines and Deadlock Edition

Playing Dead – Lawmakers face several deadlines in coming weeks as the number of days that Congress will be in session dwindles. Deadlines loom...

Line Items: Zombie Edition

Undead Ends – Recent reports of disturbing behavior have raised the specter of a zombie apocalypse, where the undead overrun civilization....
Jun 5, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Summertime Edition

Heat Is On – Summer had its traditional kick-off with Memorial Day weekend and the temperatures in DC rose to the occasion. If only the same...
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Fiscal Fact Checker: How Much Has Spending Increased Under President Obama?

Update: The text has been updated to include spending growth numbers for President Bush excluding financial rescue programs. An article by Rex...
May 22, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Social Network Edition

Much Not to ‘Like’ – Facebook had its initial public offering (IPO) on Friday. The hype surrounding the offering illustrated the...

Watch the 2012 Fiscal Summit Live

The 2012 Fiscal Summit presented by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation is today. Watch live here now and follow on Twitter with #FiscalSummit.Speakers...

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