FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for April 2018

Economists generally agree that public investment in infrastructure has a positive effect on productivity, and therefore on gross domestic product.

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CBO reports that the fiscal outlook is dramatically worse than it was last year, primarily due to the fiscally irresponsible tax legislation and budget deal that were enacted within the past few months.

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On March 15, 2018 the federal government passed an unfortunate milestone: $21 trillion dollars in gross federal debt.

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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.