With the 2018 midterm elections approaching, the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges remain a critical issue for America’s future. Federal debt is already at its highest level since 1950 and is projected to nearly equal the size of our economy by 2028. Debt at such levels is unsustainable.
Here are the top ten reasons why fiscal and economic issues should be at the forefront of the 2018 policy conversation during the 2018 campaign season.
Now that the economic recovery is more sure-footed, we have the opportunity to put in place sensible reforms that will put our long-term fiscal trajectory on a sustainable path.