The National Debt Clock

The rising national debt threatens economic growth and opportunities for future generations. Learn more — and get involved.

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Understanding the Coronavirus Crisis

Key fiscal and economic indicators, research, and analysis as our nation responds and recovers.

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation Economic Forum

Join us for a discussion with public health experts on what COVID-19 has revealed about the U.S. healthcare system.

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July Unemployment Data Show Slight Improvement

Despite a decline in jobless rates, millions remain out of work.

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Did the Paycheck Protection Program Work?

Has the PPP been effective in helping to protect jobs and keep small businesses afloat?

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Finding Solutions

We believe that by working together, we can create comprehensive, bipartisan solutions to address our fiscal challenges. We work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term fiscal solutions for a strong, healthy economy that transcend age, party lines, and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.

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What We’re Doing

We are a non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing awareness and accelerating action on America’s long-term fiscal challenges. We partner with like-minded organizations and experts to support innovative programs and projects that provide accurate, objective analysis, and promising fiscal solutions.

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What You Can Do

The time to act is now. Education is key — it’s critical that Americans understand what’s at stake and the tradeoffs that are needed to get our country back on a sustainable fiscal path to a growing economy. We also have to make a commitment to support our elected leaders from both parties who want to do the right thing.

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