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A Brighter Future

At the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, we believe that together we can secure a healthy, growing economy by addressing America’s long-term fiscal challenges.

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2016 Fiscal Summite

2016 Fiscal Summit: Summary and Highlights

Read summaries and watch full videos from the 2016 Fiscal Summit.

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CNN Politics on Tap

Madeleine Albright on Fiscal Policy and National Security

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses the connection between fiscal policy and national security with CNN’s Chris Cuomo.

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Budget of the U.S. Government

Deficits Are Back on the Rise

CBO projects that the federal budget deficit will increase as a share of GDP for the first year since 2009.

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Ask for a Plan

Ask for a Plan

The national debt threatens to crowd out investments in critical programs like education. Learn more, and ask the 2016 candidates for their fiscal plan.

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Finding Solutions

We believe that by working together, we can create comprehensive, bipartisan solutions to address our fiscal challenges. We work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term fiscal solutions for a strong, healthy economy that transcend age, party lines, and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.

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What We’re Doing

We are a non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing awareness and accelerating action on America’s long-term fiscal challenges. We partner with like-minded organizations and experts to support innovative programs and projects that provide accurate, objective analysis, and promising fiscal solutions.

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What You Can Do

The time to act is now. Education is key – it’s critical that Americans understand what’s at stake and the tradeoffs that are needed to get our country back on a sustainable fiscal path to a growing economy. We also have to make a commitment to support our elected leaders from both parties who want to do the right thing.

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