FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for May 2015

The FCI Value for May 2015 is 47 (100 is neutral), indicating that even as the economy improves, voters continue to be concerned about the country’s fiscal outlook and the level of attention that policymakers are giving to America's key fiscal challenges.

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In the wake of last week's short-term funding measure by Congress for the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF), PGPF has released More Stop-and-Go Financing of Highway Trust Fund, a new budget explainer on the issue.

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PGPF's sixth annual Fiscal Summit will bring together leading experts and policymakers to explore the economic and fiscal opportunity in America at this key transitional moment.

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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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The Peterson Foundation once again convened policy organizations from across the ideological spectrum to put forward comprehensive plans to improve America’s unsustainable fiscal outlook in the decades ahead.

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PGPF has prepared a new analysis and charts comparing the proposals and priorities of each budget. This comparative analysis features seven charts, including the one above, that illustrate the key differences between the plans.

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The Foundation's sixth-annual Fiscal Summit will bring together leading experts and policymakers to explore the economic and fiscal opportunity in America at this key transitional moment.

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In this set of 22 charts, the Foundation frames the financial condition and fiscal outlook of the U.S. government within a broad economic, political, and demographic context.

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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.