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New Pension Bill Adds Too Much to the Debt

The House Ways & Means Committee is considering pension reform legislation that CBO estimates will add $64 billion to deficits over the...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 7/9/2019: The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of...

Gene Steuerle: Alice Rivlin: The George Washington of the Congressional Budget Office

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is an Institute fellow and the Richard B. Fisher chair at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a...

Saving Social Security and Medicare Could Help Fix the Debt

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) Long-Term Budget Outlook shows debt rising continuously as a share of the economy over the next 30 years and...

David Walker: It is time to confront fiscal failure

David Walker is a former Comptroller General of the United States (head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office) and past board member of the...

Would a 10% VAT Pay for a $1,000 per Month UBI?

During the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate, candidate Andrew Yang claimed that his Universal Basic Income (UBI) proposal of $1,000...

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