The proportion of the population who are uninsured began increasing in 2017.
Heading into 2020, the vast majority of Americans are urging leaders in Washington to address the unsustainable national debt and budget deficit.
Powell noted that the current economic expansion is the longest on record and emphasized the need to consider the long-term implications of fiscal policy.
Today, President Trump released his fourth budget, which outlines the administration’s policy proposals, budget projections, and economic forecast for the next decade.
Although a range of views exists about optimal near-term fiscal policy, economists agree that America’s mounting debt presents significant challenges for our budget and the economy, particularly over the long term.