FISCAL BLOG

There are three widely used measures of federal debt. What are the important differences between these measurements?

Read More

The federal deficit is growing during a period of economic expansion — a pattern that is highly unusual.

Read More

It’s important for lawmakers to consider the many available policy options for improving that outlook.

Read More

The decline in purchasing power has important implications for the federal budget and our nation’s infrastructure, and has led some to call for a new effort to address the gas tax.

Read More

Significant damage was done to America’s fiscal outlook over the past year.

Read More

Programs that millions of Americans depend on and care about may be feeling a squeeze from interest costs on our high and rising national debt.

Read More

The dust has barely settled on the midterm elections, but there are a number of key fiscal issues not only facing the current Congress in coming weeks, but also awaiting the new Congress, which will convene in early 2019.

Read More

Seven in ten voters from across the political spectrum say the record national debt will be an important factor in their vote for Congress in next week’s Midterm Elections, according to a new poll.

Read More

Last year's tax cuts have had significant implications for the federal budget, our economy, and every family and business in the country.

Read More

Revenues in 2018 didn’t even keep up with inflation, much less growth in nominal gross domestic product.

Read More

Ten Year Report

A decade of work addressing America's fiscal challenges to secure a healthy, growing economy.

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

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