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    PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES DEBATE FISCAL ISSUES

    The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is the official broadcast sponsor of the Bloomberg/Washington Post Republican Presidential Debate – a debate focused on the American economy. As a nonpartisan foundation, we are working to engage people across the political spectrum and around the country to ensure that addressing our nation’s economic and fiscal challenges is a top priority for the next president and all elected officials.


    http://www.pgpf.org/pgpf-programs-and-projects/presidential-candidates-debate-fiscal-issues

    Taxes | PGPF Fiscal Issue Primers

    Each year, some of the revenue the federal government collects comes from various taxes. In 2012, taxpayers paid almost $2.5 trillion, which the government used to partially fund $3.5 trillion worth of spending on Social Security, health care, and other programs in areas such as defense and education. The remainder of spending was funded through deficits.


    http://www.pgpf.org/budget-basics/taxes-primer

    Voters Want Bipartisan Action on Fiscal Issues and are Willing...

    Even party extremes want bipartisan progress: 93% of Liberal Democrats and 85% of Tea Party supporters strongly agree that both parties should work together to solve our long-term fiscal and economic problems.

    67% of registered voters strongly agree that "I am willing to do my part to reduce the national debt, as long as other people also do their part."


    http://www.pgpf.org/polling-result/voters-want-bipartisan-action-on-fiscal-issues-and-are-willing-to-do-their-part-to-reduce-national-debt-according-to-new-poll

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

This series of infographics helps put some of today's most pressing fiscal debates in context.

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.