October 21, 2015

PGPF on Capitol Hill: Michael Peterson testifies before Senate Budget Committee

Today, Peterson Foundation President & CEO Michael A. Peterson testified before the Senate Budget Committee on ways to reform the federal budget process.

Mr. Peterson highlighted three key areas of budget reform that would help lawmakers focus on long-term fiscal solutions: adding a long-term focus; setting medium- and long-term fiscal targets; and strengthening policy enforcement.

Watch video of the Committee proceedings, download Mr. Peterson's full testimony, and read the press release.

 

What Does the Debt Mean for Our Future?

We all have a responsibility to build a brighter fiscal and economic future for the next generation.

National Debt Clock

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