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In the early days of a new administration and Congress, voters have increased expectations for elected leaders to take action on our national debt, and remain deeply concerned about our fiscal outlook.
CBO projects that, on our current path, deficits will reach $1 trillion by 2023 and total $9.4 trillion over the next ten years.READ MORE January 24, 2017
“As a new president and Congress take office, one thing hasn’t changed: our nation’s fiscal outlook remains unsustainable," Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, said in response to the Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook update.
Donald Trump entered office with the highest level of debt to GDP of any incoming president since Harry Truman.READ MORE January 24, 2017
As the year comes to a close, the nation’s fiscal health remains a top concern for voters, according to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s December Fiscal Confidence Index.