Federal debt is already at its highest level since 1950 and is projected to climb to an all-time high.
As lawmakers look pursue a range of policy priorities, there are a number of fiscal concerns on the calendar over the coming months.
Trump outlined some broad strokes of his budget proposal on February 27, but lawmakers and voters are anxious to see where the administration stands on a number of key budgetary issues.
With a new Congress and president in place, a number of important fiscal and economic policy issues have come to the forefront in January.
As a new president and Congress get to work on their policy priorities for 2017, there is one issue that affects all others: the nation’s unsustainable long-term fiscal outlook.
“The federal government’s fiscal path is unsustainable," warns the Government Accountability Office.
Our most popular charts from 2016 illustrate the nation's fiscal challenges in areas like defense spending, healthcare, and tax reform.
The contentious budget battles of recent years have contributed to a decline in the public’s faith in the political system. A new report suggests a way forward.
A new report from the George W. Bush Institute highlights the economic competitiveness and strength of North America — but warns that fiscal policy in the United States poses a challenge to growth.
With the election in the rearview mirror, a number of important fiscal and economic policy issues continued to simmer throughout November.