FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for October 2017

Lawmakers should pursue policies that don’t make our fiscal outlook even worse.

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The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion for fiscal year 2017 — an increase of around $80 billion from the previous year.

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Lawmakers unveiled a tax overhaul framework recently, outlining a number of changes to individual and corporate taxes.

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The official poverty rate in 2016 was 12.7%, down from 13.5% in 2015 — bringing it back to pre-recession poverty levels.

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Why Fiscal Issues Matter in the 2018 Election

This election season is a critical opportunity for candidates to talk to voters about solutions to put us on a better path.

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

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