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Peterson Foundation Statement on Fiscal Response to the Coronavirus
“The coronavirus outbreak is an unprecedented national emergency, and we need to respond aggressively to address both the public health crisis and the economic risk,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE March 23, 2020
With 2020 Election Underway, Voters Want More Progress on the National Debt
“Voters believe that managing our national debt is a top priority that should play a central role in this year’s election discussion,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE February 25, 2020
Peterson Foundation Statement on President’s Budget Proposal
“Today’s budget proposal relies on optimistic projections for economic growth and unlikely budget cuts to illustrate deficit reduction,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE February 10, 2020
Peterson Foundation Statement Ahead of President’s State of the Union Address
“By any measure, the state of the Union’s fiscal outlook is unsustainable, and getting worse,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE February 4, 2020
As America Enters Era of Trillion-Dollar Deficits, Voters Want Action on the Debt
“As the 2020 election begins, Americans are looking for leadership and solutions to our growing debt problem,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE January 31, 2020
Peterson Statement on CBO Report: Ten Straight Years of Trillion-Dollar Deficits
“Today’s CBO report shows ten straight years of trillion-dollar deficits. That’s a sad reflection of our nation’s poor fiscal health, and it adds insult to injury that we’re piling on all this debt in a growing economy,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE January 28, 2020
Voters Concerned about Fiscal Irresponsibility in Washington as Lawmakers Add Red Ink
“As another unfortunate year of fiscal irresponsibility comes to a close, voters are sending a clear message to Washington that they want fiscal leadership,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE January 7, 2020

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