President's Fiscal Commission

Insights About Legislating from Rep. Chaka Fattah

Yesterday, Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) sent a letter to his House colleagues urging them to adopt Simpson-Bowles as a way to stave off the fiscal cliff...
Aug 6, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Bipartisan Compromise Is What's Needed

As Congress heads toward another partisan showdown over the fiscal cliff, it is important to remember that there are plans that have received...

Al Simpson Joins the Announcement Effect Club

The Announcement Effect Club has a new member after this weekend—Fiscal Commission Co-Chair Alan Simpson. Simpson discussed the dangers of the...

Bowles and Simpson Announce Campaign to Fix the Debt on CNBC's Squawkbox

Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson appeared alongside Warren Buffett on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, discussing the need for Congress to pass a...

Dimon: "We Know the Way, It's Called Bowles-Simpson"

At an event at the University of Rochester's Simon School yesterday, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon made a direct call for the Simpson-Bowles...

Sen. Conrad Proposes Fiscal Commission Budget

At a press conference today, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND) put forward a budget resolution that his Committee will be marking...

First Anniversary of the Fiscal Commission's Final Report, The Moment of Truth

Today marks the first anniversary of the release of The Moment of Truth, the final report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and...
Jul 5, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Independence Day Edition

More Fireworks in Store – Washington, DC celebrated Independence Day on Monday night with its annual fireworks display on the National Mall....

Cooper and Wolf Announce Support for Gang of Six

Yesterday, according to Congressional Quarterly (subscription required), Reps. Jim Cooper (D-TN) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) sent around a “Dear...

Republican Congressmen Introduce Legislation to Reduce Size of Federal Workforce

Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA), Rep. Dennis Ross, (R-FL), and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT) recently introduced legislation that would cut the federal...

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