FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for August 2016

As Congress prepares to reconvene next week, lawmakers prepare for conflicts over the approaching fiscal year end.

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The Congressional Budget Office updated its budget projections this week, confirming that for the first year since 2009, deficits as a share of GDP are on the rise again.

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Part of the problem when discussing America’s long-term debt is that it is often confused with short-term deficits.

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Understanding the Coronavirus Crisis

Key fiscal and economic indicators as the nation responds and recovers.

National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.