The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to addressing America’s long-term fiscal challenges to ensure a better economic future. The Foundation is a leading source of non-partisan research, analysis, and information on the nation’s key fiscal and economic challenges facing America. Learn more about what we are doing.
Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America’s future, and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines, and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.
“Today’s budget represents a dramatically worse outlook than what was released just last May," said Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
“After adding trillions to our national debt in last year’s irresponsible tax bill, our leaders are now adding another $300 billion in deficits over just the next two years," said Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
“In order to truly help our economy, infrastructure investments must be paid for, because adding more debt hurts our economy," said Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
The survey finds that voters across party lines are calling for the President to put forward plans to reduce the national debt.
“Piecemeal budgeting is a form of fiscal irresponsibility because it injects uncertainty and unpredictability into our economy," said Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
As 2018 begins, Americans remain deeply concerned about the national debt.