FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for March 2019

Lower levels of debt allow governments to respond more effectively to a recession or financial crisis.

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Although the budget would achieve some deficit reduction on paper under the administration’s calculations, it fails to address the key drivers of our long-term debt and relies on overly-optimistic assumptions for economic growth.

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The Fiscal Response to the Coronavirus

Here’s everything Congress has done to respond to the coronavirus so far.

National Debt Clock

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