FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for July 2018

The OMB released its mid-session review, an annual update and revision of White House budget projections. This report marked the first time that the administration has acknowledged that deficits will surpass $1 trillion in the near term — a level that should be a wake-up call to all Americans.

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Young college graduates today are entering the workforce with an unprecedented amount of student debt. How does student debt relate to the economic outlook for younger Americans and the finances of the U.S. government?

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Unless Congress can set aside partisanship and address our nation’s fiscal challenges, the growing national debt will “seriously jeopardize and undermine the American economy,” according to former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

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National Debt Clock

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

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

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