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Where do we go from here?

We asked twelve leading experts with diverse views from across the political spectrum to share their perspectives on the opportunities, challenges, and way forward for America’s economic and fiscal future.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Less Than 40 Percent Paid For

The legislation will increase federal deficits by $256 billion over the next decade, according to CBO projections.

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“Build Back Better” Is Mostly Paid for — but Uses Budget Gimmicks

The budget reconciliation bill relies on gimmicks that could potentially hide the true cost of the proposed programs.

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How to Spot a Budget Gimmick

Lawmakers should avoid the use of budget gimmicks, which can hide the true fiscal impact of legislation.

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President Biden’s Economic Agenda

The Biden administration has put forward an ambitious slate of economic policy proposals — as well as ways to offset this significant new spending.

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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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