Fiscal Policy in the News

May 22, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Chairman Bernanke Testifies Before the Joint Economic Committee

This morning, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the Joint Economic Committee regarding the current economic climate. He...
Mar 28, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Sweet Sixteen Edition

Bittersweet – The madness is here. The NCAA tournament field has been reduced to 16 teams, and after this weekend there will be only four...
Mar 20, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Spring into Madness Edition

Madness Returns – It’s that time of year again. Predictions are made and office pools are formed. Yes, budget wonks are pitting budget...

160 Economists and Policy Experts Call for Comprehensive Deficit Reduction

Despite a growing chorus of debt deniers, most economics continue to agree that putting in place a long-term plan to responsibly address our growing...
Mar 12, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Budget Week Edition

Big Week – The budget once again takes center stage this week. House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his fiscal year 2014...
Mar 7, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Snowquester Edition

After the Storm – Winter Storm Saturn moved through the Washington, DC area on Wednesday and was given the nickname "Snowquester" by...
Feb 26, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Sequester Edition

Sequester Week – It’s all about sequestration this week as the March 1 deadline for the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts looms (read...
Feb 19, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Presidents Edition

Honoring Leaders – We celebrated President’s Day on Monday, the day we recognize those who have led this great nation. The House and...
Feb 12, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Year of the Snake Edition

Happy New Year – The Chinese New Year was ushered in over the weekend and 2013 is the year of the Snake. According to at least one horoscope, “This...
Feb 5, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Power Failure Edition

The Night the Lights Went Out – The football gods intervened at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, turning a rout into a tight contest that went down...

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