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The New Age of Austerity

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 - 16:56
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 16:21
A new website, called “The U.S. Debt Clock” shows the different contributing factors to the rising federal deficit.

Fiscal Summit and America's Fiscal Challenges

Sunday, May 9th, 2010 - 17:13
Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 17:09
Was it a parade of stars or a suicide mission?  Last week I attended a one-day wonk fest on the country’s long term fiscal outlook, the “2010 Fiscal Summit.”  It offered a rainy forecast, with possible thundershowers and occasional tornados.  It was organized by the Peter G.

Debt Commission in the FY 2011 Budget?

Monday, January 4th, 2010 - 22:16
Late in December 2009, the Senate increased the federal debt limit to a record $12.4 trillion – boosting chances for the establishment of a bipartisan commission to look for ways to force Congress to make painful spending cuts and tax increases.  The Washington Post reports that even though such commissions have had a mixed record in the past, 35 senators from both parties support creating a commission to for

Follow Up to Fiscal Responsibility Summit

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 - 9:53
I’ve been attending the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration the past few days.  The “Fiscal Wakeup Tour