2017 Fiscal Summit: Rising Debt in a Changing Economy

May 23, 2017

America faces the dynamic combination of an evolving economy, a crowded legislative agenda, and an unsustainable fiscal outlook. As Congress and a new administration explore major changes in key areas — healthcare, taxes, infrastructure, trade, and more — our fiscal condition remains as important as ever.

With many reforms on the table, one issue impacts all the others: our unsustainable national debt. America’s fiscal outlook is connected to all these issues because our growing debt threatens our economy and weakens our ability to address our most important budget priorities.

In his opening remarks at the 2017 Fiscal Summit, Michael A. Peterson addressed the nation’s fiscal challenges and commented on the president’s budget.

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