FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for February 2015

Michael A. Peterson, PGPF President and COO, released an official Foundation statement today following the appointment of Dr. Keith Hall to serve as Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

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As CBO celebrates its 40th anniversary — and as Congress considers appointing a new director — there is a key opportunity for policymakers to reaffirm their support for the independence of this agency.

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This month's FCI Value is 45, indicating voters’ continuing concern over the nation’s fiscal health.

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The PGPF Chart Pack illustrates that budget-making involves many competing priorities, limited resources, and complex issues.

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Today thousands of students on college campuses across the country are mobilizing to make their voices heard on the long-term national debt and what it means for their economic opportunities in the future.

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Addressing our nation’s long-term fiscal challenges is essential to building an economic future that is dynamic, innovative, competitive, compassionate and full of opportunity for the next generation.

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The overall conclusion: the policy proposals in this budget are not sufficient to stabilize the national debt over the long term.

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Michael A. Peterson, PGPF President and COO, released an official Foundation statement on today's announcement of the President's FY2016 Budget.

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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.