FISCAL BLOG

Trump outlined some broad strokes of his budget proposal on February 27, but lawmakers and voters are anxious to see where the administration stands on a number of key budgetary issues.

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As President Trump prepares to address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening, voters are calling for more focus on the national debt, according to the February Fiscal Confidence Index.

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Driven by a change in sentiment of Republican voters, Americans overall are now more evenly split on whether the country is on the right direction or wrong track on addressing the debt.

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With a new Congress and president in place, a number of important fiscal and economic policy issues have come to the forefront in January.

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As a new president and Congress get to work on their policy priorities for 2017, there is one issue that affects all others: the nation’s unsustainable long-term fiscal outlook.

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“The federal government’s fiscal path is unsustainable," warns the Government Accountability Office.

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Our most popular charts from 2016 illustrate the nation's fiscal challenges in areas like defense spending, healthcare, and tax reform.

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The contentious budget battles of recent years have contributed to a decline in the public’s faith in the political system. A new report suggests a way forward.

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A new report from the George W. Bush Institute highlights the economic competitiveness and strength of North America — but warns that fiscal policy in the United States poses a challenge to growth.

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With the election in the rearview mirror, a number of important fiscal and economic policy issues continued to simmer throughout November.

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COALITION FOR FISCAL AND NATIONAL SECURITY

A new statement urging policymakers to stabilize our national debt and renew and rebalance our national security strategies.

THE TAX REFORM OPPORTUNITY

Video: Our tax code is complex, unfair, and insufficient. Learn more about the opportunity we have to reform and improve tax policy.